Christmas Themed Sensory Activity

Christmas Themed Sensory Activity

Touch is by far the most interesting and necessary of the ‘five senses’.
I focus on crafting projects for my son which let him explore all sorts of textures and allow him to actively use his senses as he explores the world. As a crafter I have a storage of various types of papers at home. And I find it to be one of the best sources to put his ‘sense of touch’ to work. Touching and sensing different types of material helps a child learn about their environment as a whole!

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Knead To Talk- A Fun Kneading Activity!

Knead To Talk- A Fun Kneading Activity!

Kneading the dough is a great hands-on activity.

Kids like to get their hands messy. You will be surprised at their imagination while they roll the dough.

This activity works for us very well. Shaunak enjoys it. He digs in, cuts, folds and makes stories out of it. He has fun with it for good half to an hour. It is a great sensory activity, to help them feel the rough texture of the flour and show them how it turns into a soft dough after adding water.

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She sells, sea shells on the seashore – A Montessori inspired Sea shells Washing Activity for Kids

She sells, sea shells on the seashore – A Montessori inspired Sea shells Washing Activity for Kids

A Montessori – inspired, “hands on” activity for kids. My 3 year old, had oodles of fun during this activity as he got to play with the soapy water. Little did he know, he was actually strengthening his palm muscles. This is a fine motor activity as well as a sensorial activity. The washing and cleaning activities help making kids to be hygiene-ready. It instills in their mind to keep things clean and neat.

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How to make a sensory play setup?

How to make a sensory play setup?

Any activity that stimulates your child’s senses is sensory play. It can be playing with toys, going for a walk, reading a book, having a meal or even sorting vegetables. It involves touching, smelling, observing, listening to things and tasting food. Children learn best and remember the most information when they engage their senses. It’s any type of play that engages one or more of the five senses.

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Limitless Possibilities with Open-Ended Play! Blog by Shreya Okhde

Limitless Possibilities with Open-Ended Play! Blog by Shreya Okhde

An open-ended play time can give a child a powerful learning experience. No rules to follow, no expectations and no problems to solve. Open-ended play materials possess limitless possibilities and have multiple uses. See your child design make-believe things or pretend play or just cook up stories around these materials!

Open-ended play = play with no rules = child-driven play!

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