Unique Snowman Craft for Kids – Sensory Styrofoam Snowman (They’ll LOVE it!)

Who’s kids LOVE to destroy styrofoam? Mine does! And it reminded me of a post I saw on one of my mom sites that said her daughter kept on ripping stuffed animals up so that she could get to the stuffing and tear it. Alot of moms said that she probably wasn’t being intentionally destructive, but perhaps just needed that sensory stimulation she got by turning something big into little pieces. So, with the absolute joy my kid got from his 2 seconds of styrofoam destruction as well as that … Read more

Construction Zone Moon Sand DIY Recipe!

This fun moon sand recipe idea has added sensory benefits by adding in some play sand! Kids will love the added fun the texture adds to this moon sand!

Alright, so I SWORE I would never allow this stuff to enter my house… but when we acquired a box of it this summer, I knew there was going to be more moon sand in my future – My kid LOVED IT! So I went and found some recipes, but when I made them they seemed sort of… boring. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a cool texture, but I wanted to make it even cooler! PLUS my son loves trucks, so I wanted a way to combine the two.. In … Read more

Rock Rescue Nature Sensory Bin

A fun and easy sensory bin using natural items thats fun for kids of all ages, especially preschoolers and older toddlers! This uses rocks, sand, as well as fine motor skills to retrieve and clean the rocks!

With winter here, and normal outdoor treasures hidden, my guy is seriously having withdrawls! I actually came up with this one by accident – I was working on making a cute glowing campfire craft for our upcoming “camp day” inside, and got down our cup of “special rocks”. We pick up cool looking rocks here and there (spotted ones, funny shapes ones) and since I was making a campfire, I thought a cute rock ring would be perfect! Anyways, I left those rocks out and my preschooler saw them and … Read more