Flash light= mini light table. This is a great way for babies and toddlers to explore objects
Baby Oil Sensory Bag
sensory water bag for babies
Babies and toddlers love playing with these mess-free shaving cream sensory bags. I put together a shaving cream sensory bag for my baby to play with color. Using sensory bags helps develop fine motor skills, as the children create patterns in the cream. It also is a fun way to …
Babies playspace, After, 2012 A clear multi-purpose perspex table at child height. The table can be used for craft and sensory activities, (e.g creating finger paintings without paper that are viewable from above and below the table) The table also provides a point of stability for toddlers who wish to join in activities. Because of its transparent nature toys and books placed on the table serve as an enticement to those children who are in the process of learning to stand
FEEL THE BALL Children learn using the sense of touch. Give your child a soft ball to feel. After awhile, place the ball inside a zip lock bag and fasten it securely. Let you child feel the ball, pushing it around the bag. Show your child how to stop the ball, then move it around the bag. Activity Category: Sensory Experiences Baby Sign Language Learned: SOFT http://www.signingsavvy.com/sign/SOFT/5348/1 Activity Source: http://www.productiveparenting.com/
Allow children to explore different scented things in treasure baskets, such as deliciously smelling spices; star anise, whole nutmeg, coriander seeds, a cinnamon stick & cardamon pods (",)
Peanut Butter Blocks - sensory "blocks" made out of empty peanut butter jars filled with beads, bouncy balls, bottle caps, etc. Great for babies and older children alike!
Children's Sensory Garden -- I love this idea!! How cute, especially if I start nannying in my own home..this would be excellent!
Nature Play South East London invited Anna from the Imagination Tree along to talk about creative play ideas for children with natural materials - for those inside days. She has put together this great list of '60 Nature Play Ideas for kids' as a result.