Play Visions Sensory Challenge

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 choose our ultimate favorite we would have to pick Sands Alive!

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DIY- Sensory Bottle Fun

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.

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Manimo – weighted plush animal

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 weighted animals help children develop their imagination and reach their full potential. And they are always happy to get a big hug.”

This product is one of my new favorite toys/ products out right now. I find the weighted companion to be so useful in our day to day lives. Some days are harder than others in our daily routines. If we are extra tired or are feeling any sort of anxiety our weighted companion, which we named “Speckles” helps us out.

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Fun Easter Treats for the Kids- News 12

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.

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ALEX Spa Color Shift Ombré Nails

ALEX Spa Color Shift Ombré Nails are the girls favorite new polish!

Why? Because when their body temperature changes or we wash our hands the colors of our nails change and that is AWESOME!

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Watercolor Painting on Ice!

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 ice water does not overflow all over your table. I discard the ice and water in the bathtub and then rinse well so the colors don’t end up on my tub floor.

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Paper Mache Easter Eggs

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 takes about 36 hours for the paper mache to dry! It must be completely dry before you can paint it.

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