2. Crayon Rubbings
All you need is paper, crayons, and different surfaces to show the power of textures. More ideas here.
3. Popping Rice Play
Use Rice Krispies (or any other brand), as it will include a hearing component to this sight and touch exercise.
4. Edible Water Beads
While buying aqua beads might be easier, they are harmful to children who accidentally pop one in their mouths. So, make your own with Boba pearls, and let the kids touch, see, and taste them. Recipe here.
8. Glowing Oil And Ice
What kid doesn’t like something that glows in the dark? Tutorial here.
14. DIY Snot
Although kids DIY snot all of the time, this gooey project is pretty cool. It’s so gross, yet so awesome. Tutorial here.
16. Scent Cards
Make some up with your favorite smells, or follow this blogger’s lead with the “10 Scents of Christmas.” Tutorial here.
17. Candy Cane Cloud Dough
Just in time for the holiday season. Recipe here.
18. Jell-O Paint
Jell-O tastes and smells nice, so I’m sure any tot would love painting with it. During this project, kids will work with their noses and eyes, while learning their food vocabulary. This is great for object and descriptor association.
20. Sensory Balloons
Fill these babies up with liquid, coffee beans, and other materials that will keep your kiddos’ hands occupied. You can also make this a test, in which each person guesses what’s inside the balloons! Tutorial here.
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