HOW TO MAKE EDIBLE PLAY DOUGH WITH FROSTING
The ORIGINAL EDIBLE PLAY DOUGH RECIPE USING FROSTING and POWDERED SUGAR ! The easiest play dough recipe I’ve ever made. And the best part is that it’s completely safe to eat (great for little kids!!). Roll it, squish it, and build with it. Have a little bit of fun taste testing it while you play!
Fibre Optic Sensory Cave! - The Imagination Tree
Create a wonderful sensory experience for young children using glowing lights in the dark! We love turning cardboard boxes into fun places to play as they are free and can be turned into anything! They also make great tunnels, dens and caves. A while ago we used a long box to create a dark area...Read More »
Sensory Activities for Babies - The OT Toolbox
Sensory input drives development of motor milestones in babies. Here are sensory activities for babies and what to do when baby hates tummy time.
Pull a lightweight scarf out of a holey ball :) Great for pinching and strengthening as well as bilateral coordination, motor planning...tons of stuff!
Play Create Explore: Baby Oil Sensory Bags = baby oil, food colouring, a little bit of water, glitter, objects to find (smooth). Put in ziplock bag and duct tape for leaks and little fingers who would like to open it.
5 Creative Ways To Play With Your Kicking Newborn — CanDo Kiddo
Here's an activity that kept Rowan so busy in month three that I could shower AND blow-dry my hair (thanks to a glass shower door - I could supervise Rowan's balloon play). It's a real gem - simple, yet far more interesting for your kiddo than a bouncy seat. AND it helps develop core strength, visual skills and more.
Rainy Day Fun: Baby and Toddler Flashlight Games — CanDo Kiddo
A fun and simple baby play activity to promote sensory development, improve fine motor skills and make Tummy Time more tolerable!
Spider's Web discovery basket. A Super Fun sensory activity which also builds dexterity and problem solving skills. LOVE this idea!!!!
Feed the Alphabet Monster - I Can Teach My Child!
I love being able to repurpose things that would otherwise end up in the trash. And if you have children in your house, chances are the two items
Attach a few strips of velcro to a piece of wood and to several toys or objects. Baby will love pulling the items off! Similarly, you can put magnets on the refrigerator (or on a DIY magnet board made from a cookie sheet covered in fabric like this one) for your little one to play with.
DIY tugging box for fine motor skills and pinch strength :: developmental play, special education, early childhood, cheap OT supplies
15 Independent Activities for One Year Olds | Imperfect Homemaker
I have been preparing for the coming homeschool year, and it dawned on me that I will have a one year old to keep busy during homeschool hours! He is a busy guy too – always into everything. I went on the hunt for some activities that will be safe for him to do […]