You can use sensory tubs for the pure delight of exploring the senses, as a way to calm or stimulate children, and also for maths, literacy and imaginary play.
See our guide on how to make a sensory tub and then use these seasonal ideas to make sensory tubs for each month of the year.
Seasonal sensory tubs for every month
This Christmas play dough recipe is inspired by the Christmas-flavoured sugar I make each year to go on our Christmas-movie-popcorn. The sugar smells exactly like Christmas, with a blend of herbs and spices that fills the house with a festive feeling and, as I often have play dough on my brain, I thought why not try it for a Christmas play dough recipe?
Christmas Day play dough recipe [Read more…]
Oh my, this candy cane puffy paint recipe is glorious! It’s my daughter’s favourite messy sensory play activity. Here’s how to make it, along with a whole selection of Christmas sensory play ideas.
Homemade candy cane puffy paint recipe
Here are some favourite fall play dough recipes, featuring autumn colours and lovely warming spices. They’re so wonderful to play with, giving your children a sensory boost on colder autumn days.