Whether you’re looking for sensory activities for babies, toddlers, preschoolers, kindergarteners, or school-aged kids, we’ve got you covered. Perfect for at home or in the classroom, we’ve collected 101 sensory activities for kids with autism and special needs to help them calm down, stimulate their senses, develop their social skills, language skills, fine motor skills, gross motor skills, and self-control skills, as well as increase their attention span and help them learn!

Sensory Play! 101 Sensory Activities for Kids with Autism

Sensory play activities for children with autism: babies, toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, or school-aged kids. Perfect for at home or in the classroom!

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10 Calming Techniques and Transition Strategies for Kids

The Inspired Treehouse - Learn 10 transition strategies to help prevent tantrums and meltdowns when kids need to move from one activity to another throughout the day.

Tips from a mom with a daughter on the Autism Spectrum. Great ideas for building muscle tone and ways to homeschool without using a pencil.

How We Taught Our Child with Autism to Write

Therapeutic Writing - Tips from a mom with a daughter on the Autism Spectrum. Great ideas for building muscle tone and ways to homeschool without using a pencil.

DIY color matching activity for preschoolers or autism therapy--paint chips, paint stick, and clothes pins--FREE

DIY color matching activity for preschoolers or autism therapy--paint chips, paint stick, and clothes pins--FREE One paint stick per color. Lots of clothes pins in each color for sorting and fine motor practice!

Glittery calm down bottles to help focus and calm your child #sensory || Gift of Curiosity

Glittery calm down bottles

An activity that allows the child to create a calm down glitter bottle that can help. This can be stored in their sensory kit and help with self-regulation.

AUTISM TREATMENT OPTIONS

This pin shows some of the many treatments and therapies that can be used to help manage some of the symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder. This pin is from the North Shore Pediatric Therapy. This is a reputable source.

Sensory Starter Kit for under $20 from the Dollar Tree by Fun at Home with Kids

Sensory Starter Kit for under $20 from the Dollar Tree

South Regional Library offers a monthly Sensory Storytime for children with sensory processing disorder. Our storytimes are full of tactile activities to engage the senses, but you can make your own sensory kit at home as well!

3 Fun Filled Teaching Activities For Your Autistic Child: If your kid has very mild symptoms of autism and is aged 3 years or less, you can start these activities to work with your child towards the spectrum.

18 Interesting Games and Activities For An Autistic Child

The Primary Pack: Calm Down Bottles for the Classroom

Calm Down Bottles for the Classroom

The Primary Pack: Calm Down Bottles for the ClassroomTap the link to check out great fidgets and sensory toys. Happy Hands make Happy People!

Free printable LEGO "Today I feel" visual emotions chart for kids from And Next Comes L

Free Printable LEGO "Today I Feel" Emotions Chart

Free printable LEGO "Today I feel" visual emotions chart for kids from And Next Comes LTap the link to check out great fidgets and sensory toys. Happy Hands make Happy People!

Color Toss Activity. For related pins and resources follow http://www.pinterest.com/angelajuvic/autism-special-needs/

Color Toss Activity (with Video!)

Minne-Mama: Color Sorting Toss Activity (with Video!) - Use ball pit balls or bean bags. (I would probably put something around each hole to keep the different colors separate).

These sequencing activities provide an opportunity for students to improve their executive functioning or life skills and are great for kids with #ADHD, Autism, or Cognitive Impairments.

Many students struggle with executive function skills – things like prioritizing, focusing, organizing, completing tasks, or understanding cause and effect. These sequencing activities provid…

20 Summertime Sensory Activities For Kids With Autism. I put together a roundup of awesome sensory activities for kids with autism. Actually, any kid will enjoy these sensory activities. Click through to read more!

20 Summertime Sensory Activities For Kids With Autism. I put together a roundup of awesome sensory activities for kids with autism. Actually, any kid will enjoy these sensory activities. Click through to read more! Tap the link to check out sensory toys!

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