Kids love being in the snow. During the winter season my girls hope for a snow day so they can get outside and play in the snow and build a snowman. It doesn’t always snow here on Long Island but, it doesn’t mean we can’t have fun indoors playing with “snow”. Want to build a […]
Halloween is right around the corner here is a fun science and sensory activity to do with your little ones inspired by Halloween! Spooky expanding ghost experiment using a balloon, baking soda and vinegar. Kids drop the baking soda into the vinegar filled water bottle and watch the magic happen.
I love to use items I already have in my pantry to make something the kids can play with and that will be a great sensory activity. It is Fall and we love the smell of pumpkin. I tried a few recipes and this recipe worked best to make a pumpkin play dough. Best thing […]
We had the opportunity to take part in the Play Visions Sensory Challenge! We got to feel and play with Floof, Sands Alive and Play Dirt and we truly loved all of these sensory compounds. They are all very different and have a great amount of play to them all. But, if we had to […]
Make your own sensory bottles for a fun DIY activity! This can also serve as a relaxing activity or serve as a visual “anchor” in order to bring a child’s focus into one place. It has a very calming effect to it, too.
Manimo weighted animals are loving companion pets! They are children’s comforting companion and valuable partners for parents. Manimo is the weighted plush animal that helps focus and calm. These weighted animals are recommended for all children, but were designed specifically for children with ADD, ADHD, ASD, anxiety or other disorders. “Providing numerous benefits, manimo […]
Do you have kids at your dessert table this Easter? Whether it is at home or in the classroom we have you covered. Elizabeth Hashagen and Anne Caminiti have fun eating and preparing edible festive treats for your next Easter party with the kids.
We painted ice blocks with watercolor paints and the result is beautiful! This can be a very therapeutic and relaxing art activity to do with your kids. One of my favorites to do before bed. Obviously, the ice will melt make sure the dish you do this activity in is deep enough that the melted […]
It is a Paper Mache crafty kind of day! How colorful and beautiful are these eggs? I am obsessed with paper mache because it is so inexpensive and fun to make with your kids. Be sure to cover the area you are working with this is a messy job. Fun and messy : ) It […]