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sensory activities with oobleck
Sensory activities with color changing goop science Sensory activities in general are of great interest to my toddler. She has had fun time with sudsy goop and my preschooler has had a colorful sensorial time with our rainbow oobleck. The kids have poured goop over pine cones and had merry time last winter.Today's sensory activity involves a lot of science...
sensory play
Sensory Activities with gelatin Today we share something that is so icky gooey and sticky that it is supremely fun for your mess loving kids. These sensory activities for kids does so much for your child- a quick personal observation, language explosion during sensory play, curiosity piques and many interesting questions come about. TwoDaloo has a fantastic article on "Sensory...
sensory rainbow eruptions blog
Lemon Suds Eruptions: Science experiments for kids using household ingredients One of the best ways to inculcate a love for science in kids is by doing hands on activities. In this case we are doing a fun hands on science experiment that has so many aspects built into it that this turned into one of the most enriching and stimulating activities we...
shaving cream art project
Art activities using shaving cream and water colors With young kids around most of the art activities we share are very open ended process based art activities which are easy to put together. Often time the products of these process based art activities turn out to be so beautiful that you are happy that the product is just as great...
pretend icecream recipe
Sensory Activities for kids: Summer pretend play with ice cream This post is inspired by the fabulous chilly goo post on Fun at home  with Kids. After seeing that I was pretty sure my littles would LOVE to play with chilly goo. One small twist was I took my older child into consideration and created a more of a pretend...
puffy paint recipe
Art activities using 1 minute homemade puffy paint We have made puffy paint before with flour before. However this time we are using a super quick puffy paint recipe which is so easy to whip up. Both the kids LOVE making their own paint. The kids always enjoy making their own art and play materials - we have made cornstarch clay, body paint...