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.
Each week we’ll have a range of activities to explore the season through our senses.
This week we’re using our sense of sight and I have a gorgeous Christmas tree craft that invites children to use their eyes to make a festive art display – or a Christmas tree matching game. Use the links at the end of this article to see all the other ideas so you can set up a sensory play experience for your children too.
Christmas sensory play :: Christmas tree craft and matching game
Here’s an easy poppy craft that’s perfect for a Remembrance Day activity for children. You can use the same technique to make a poppy brooch, a poppy wreath or a display of poppies for your home, church or school.
Poppy wreath Remembrance Day craft for kids
Celebrate the season in style with this easy autumn craft for preschool – make a leaf crown!
Leaf crown :: easy autumn craft for preschool
Here’s a gorgeously easy monoprint project for children from Barbara Rucci’s super new book Art Workshop for Children.
Easy monoprint project for kids
For an alternative to a traditional Halloween party, try a pumpkin decorating art party!
Pumpkin Art Party
This homemade paint recipe with spices is as much a delight for the nose as the eyes! It’s super easy to make and great for both sunny days when you’re painting outdoors, or dark days when your senses need a boost. Here’s how to make it.