(Sense of touch) put different objects in balloons and have the children guess what each one is. Then, open them up to see what it is. (Tie with elastics so it is easier to open.) To further the lesson, make a chart of prediction and result.
I made these Sense of Smell Swatches and Sense of Touch Boards last year for a early years class I was teaching. They were used as part of our Five Senses Unit. They were a hit! The kids loved to feel and smell the different boards and swatches as it gave them hands-on tactile objects to explore and manipulate.
Who remembers flubber? Make something fun to take along on the next match activity or use it during your time at the school-based matches! I'm thinking of using it for school for social studies we have a day called barter day and have to make a craft and trade it with class mates!!
Sensory Sunday - Touchy Feely Frames using old plastic picture frames. Add some different textures (bubble wrap, faux fur, textured place mats, fabric, ribbon) and let your little one explore! Perfect for babies and toddlers for some sensory play.
Tactile Sensory Play Recipes Easy Sensory Activities
Quick and simple sensory play recipes for toddler, preschool, kindergarten, and grade school age kids to explore their tactile senses! Make sensory play recipes using flour, cornstarch, rice, soap, shaving cream, and sand! easy sensory activities that kids love. Messy sensory play.
"A Spoonful of Learning: Number Boards For Your Classroom!" My two year old went a bit number nutty and i was a bit lost trying to find number activities appropriate for a tiny tot. Other than counting. Everything. All. The. Time. This would have been a good inspiration.