Feed the Alphabet Monster - I Can Teach My Child!
I love being able to repurpose things that would otherwise end up in the trash. And if you have children in your house, chances are the two items
DIY tugging box for fine motor skills and pinch strength :: developmental play, special education, early childhood, cheap OT supplies
5 Creative Ways To Play With Your Kicking Newborn | CanDo Kiddo
Here's an activity that kept Rowan so busy in month three that I could shower AND blow-dry my hair (thanks to a glass shower door - I could supervise Rowan's balloon play). It's a real gem - simple, yet far more interesting for your kiddo than a bouncy seat. AND it helps develop core strength, visual skills and more.
Spider’s Web Discovery Basket
I sat down to make a sensory board for Buddy last night with an insect theme, and had so much fun making the spider that I decided to make a spiders web for Buddy to play with. After I made this I …
HOW TO MAKE EDIBLE PLAY DOUGH WITH FROSTING
The ORIGINAL EDIBLE PLAY DOUGH RECIPE USING FROSTING and POWDERED SUGAR ! The easiest play dough recipe I’ve ever made. And the best part is that it’s completely safe to eat (great for little kids!!). Roll it, squish it, and build with it. Have a little bit of fun taste testing it while you play!
Play Create Explore: Baby Oil Sensory Bags = baby oil, food colouring, a little bit of water, glitter, objects to find (smooth). Put in ziplock bag and duct tape for leaks and little fingers who would like to open it.
5 Messy Sensory Bins for Babies and Toddlers
Baby and Toddler Safe Messy Sensory Play Creating sensory bins for babies can be tricky since everything goes in the mouth. A fe...
DIY Touch and Feel Valentine’s Day Hearts
Describe your perfect Valentine’s Day activity for your toddler. Let me guess. Easy to set up? Keeps your little one happy for an extended period of time? No big mess to clean up? Then I have…
Pull a lightweight scarf out of a holey ball :) Great for pinching and strengthening as well as bilateral coordination, motor planning...tons of stuff!
5 Baby Sensory Bags With Food - The Best Ideas for Kids
5 baby sensory bags with food ideas. Easy to do and you should have most supplies on hand already!
15 Independent Activities for One Year Olds | Imperfect Homemaker
I have been preparing for the coming homeschool year, and it dawned on me that I will have a one year old to keep busy during homeschool hours! He is a busy guy too – always into everything. I went on the hunt for some activities that will be safe for him to do […]
Fibre Optic Sensory Cave! - The Imagination Tree
Create a wonderful sensory experience for young children using glowing lights in the dark! We love turning cardboard boxes into fun places to play as they are free and can be turned into anything! They also make great tunnels, dens and caves. A while ago we used a long box to create a dark area...Read More »
five activities for crossing the midline (and why it’s important) - teach mama
five activities for crossing the midline (and why it’s important)
Sensory Activities for Babies - The OT Toolbox
Sensory input drives development of motor milestones in babies. Here are sensory activities for babies and what to do when baby hates tummy time.