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Drawing with cars a fun mark making and art activity idea that toddlers will love.

Looking for a creative art activity? This one combines cars and markers and gets the children moving.

STICKER LINE-UP: A super simple activity for toddlers to play; quick and easy indoor activity; a fun fine motor skills game using stickers

Sticker Line-Up: An awesomely easy quiet time activity for toddlers, a great indoor activity, toddler activity and fine motor skills activity.

For those of you with a pint-sized family member at home, you may have heard of the latest baby toy trend — sensory bags. Children (and adults, for that matter) learn best when they engage the senses. By exposing babies to different textures, colors, or sounds, they are developing cognitive skills. Which is why sensory bags are the greatest thing to hit the baby circuit: they’re super easy to make and provide hours of mess-free play. Try these #DIY tutorials.

For those of you with a pint-sized family member at home, you may have heard of the latest baby toy trend — sensory bags. Children (and adults, for that matter) learn best when they engage the senses. By exposing babies to different textures, colors, or s

These free play dough mat printables are so adorable and perfect for toddlers, preschoolers and even kindergarten!

Great number identifying & counting activity with a fine motor component. These free play dough activity mat printables are so adorable and perfect for toddlers, preschoolers and even kindergarten!

Materials 1 cup sand 1/2 tbsp cornstarch 1 tsp dish soap water (as needed) Optional* Food coloring  Directions Step 1: In a bowl, mix fine sand and cornstarch together. Step 2: Add dish soap and water, and combine thoroughly until well mixed. Step 3: Add food coloring if you’d like! Step 4: Let dry for 1-2 hours. Step 5: Start playing!

Materials 1 cup sand tbsp cornstarch 1 tsp dish soap water (as needed) Optional* Food coloring Directions Step In a bowl, mix fine sand and cornstarch together. Step Add dish soap and water

Ideas for various squishy balloons. Also, how about a matching activity where he would guess what is inside?

MAKE IN GROUP FOR SELF-SOOTHE BOX Ideas for various squishy balloons. If E could take a walk outside with an adult and fidget with one of these, would it be enough to help him reset? Also, how about a matching activity where he would guess what is inside?

Items to use for sensory play, ideas for storing the items, and links to how and why!

Reppined from Lilah Sledge Materials Management: Collecting and Distributing Developmentally Appropriate Materials

Umbrella sensory experience. Create a place where the pupil can lay underneath an umbrella and watch the objects above the. You will need an umbrella and lots of objects to hang inside - choose objects that you know that the child will want to look at.

Create a place where the pupil can lay underneath an umbrella and watch the objects above the. You will need an umbrella and lots of objects to hang inside - choose objects that you know that the child will want to look at.

Frogs on a speckled log water play activity for toddlers, babies and preschoolers. This is a great spring activity using water play and also encourages counting in a fun, play based sensory play activity. #toddleractivity #counting #waterplay

Frogs on a speckled log water play activity for toddlers, babies and preschoolers. This is a great spring activity using water play and also encourages counting in a fun, play based sensory play activity. #toddleractivity #counting #waterplay