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Sensory Play - Messy Ideas

Have you read my last couple of blogs? I've been talking about sensory play; what it is, why it's important and examples of easy activities you can do at home. This week, I coulnd't resist some messier ideas! 

There are many recipes that we will be exploring with the children at Toddletown Nursery and Preschool but here a couple of our my favourites for all ages...

Moon Sand

·       5 cups sand

·       1 cup cornflour

·       1 cup of water with 1 spoonful of washing up liquid.

Mix the cornflour and sand together then add the liquids.

The mixture can easily be mould together better than using wet sand.

Mark Making with Spices

·       A range of spices such as ginger, powdered garlic, cinnamon, mixed herbs

·       Cinnamon sticks and other mark making tools

Pour the spices in to a tray.

Encourage your children to explore the smells  hat are coming from the tray.

Using the mark making tools and their fingers, explore what they can mark in the mixture.

Enjoy! 

Karen 

You might also like our other idea for Moon Sand! 

Posted on 17th October 2019

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