The sense of touch is a wonderful thing to base an activity around. Toddlers, preschoolers and even bigger kids love sensory play and it’s well worth the effort for the great learning opportunities and loads of fun you can have.
Yep, sometimes it can be a bit messy, but if you set up well then cleaning up isn’t too bad. And you don’t have to have lots of fancy or expensive equipment or ingredients either.
Here are nine of our favourite, simple, sensory play ideas…
Simple water play ideas for toddlers, and tips for making water play easy and less messy.
Ice Painting - this one is messy but make beautiful paintings.
Washing Dishes – it doesn’t get easier than this!
With just Noah and I at home this year I have plans for some ‘back to basics’ toddler friendly sensory activities… so stay tuned.