Recipe: 2 cups all purpose flour 2 Tbps cream of tartar 2 Tbsp vegetable oil 1/2 cup salt Food color (i use cakeflora gel colors) 1 & 1/2 cup boiling water (add 1 cup and mix and then add the balance) Method: Mix all the dry ingredients together Add the oil Add some food color … Continue reading Easy no-cook Playdough
I love the vibrance and educational benefit that Invitation trays offer toddlers. It gives them a constructive opportunity to explore, create and play. ♡It is a wonderful tool to build their imagination. ♡Playdough offers a great fine motor workout for their tiny fingers ♡They are given the opportunity to explore new 'little' worlds through themed … Continue reading Sealife and Playdough Invitation to Play
I set up this sensory planter for my toddler today. I placed the big flower water sprinkler into a pot plant filled with riversand. I then invited her to come and plant the other little flowers. I am sure you can tell that we are trying to soak up as much of summer as we … Continue reading Flower Planter Sensory Activity
This is a wonderful fine motor activity for tots and offers them an invitation to explore. I used coloured straws cut up into quarters and a single ball of our Homemade Playdough layed out on a tray. She got busy sticking the straws into the playdough. The first time i set out this activity for … Continue reading Playdough and Straw invitation to play
Our playdough nightsky creations. The kids used the laminated A5 paper as a canvas to roll out and press their dough. From an additional sheet of laminated paper i cut out some crescent shapes, And then they decorated with glitter and stars We used our homemade playdough recipe which can be found under the homemade … Continue reading Playdough Nightsky
Our rainbow rice princess i-spy sensory bottle. Honestly i would have loved this bottle to have plain pink or plain purple rice but i had a tank of rainbow rice that we havent used in a while so i decided to just make use of it. (Dont be surprised when i revisit this sensory bottle … Continue reading Rainbow Rice Princess I-Spy Bottle
Our night sky sensory i-spy bottle doubles up as a snowglobe. I simply coloured some water and added in glitter and star confetti. I have noted this bottle to have a soothing and relaxing effect on my toddler as she watched the glitter slowly drop to the bottom.
Mixed Sensory i-spy Bottle I made this one a while ago, but emptied it today to change a few of the objects. I included a letter "A" this time around for my toddler as her name begins with "A". When my 6 year old was still learning her letters i put all 26 letters of … Continue reading Mixed Sensory I-Spy Bottle
This "edible" kitchen sensory bin was entirely impromptu. I hadn't planned it in the least. I started out spring cleaning my kitchen while my toddler refused to leave my hip. She eventually agreed to sit on top of the counter where i was neatening up some spices and she managed to mix in some salt … Continue reading Edible Kitchen Sensory Bin
Our butterfly and coffee bean sensory tray was a hit. My toddler used the spoons to pick up the butterflies and drop them into the bowl. Areas of learning: Imagination Spatial orientation Visual perception Depth perception Colour recognition Counting Lots of mixing happening, shouting out the colours, counting the butterflies and imaginative play.