Fans of Pingu, make your own penguin small world for lots of pretend play and story telling. Great for winter sensory play too.
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
A candy cane sensory tub is easy to put together and smells just like Christmas. The more you play, the more the air fills with the lovely scent of peppermint. Here’s how to prepare your tub, along with five other fantastic ideas for Christmas sensory play.
Candy cane sensory play
Discovery baskets are a wonderful way to provide your baby or toddler with a variety of interesting materials to explore and talk about. Here are some favourite ideas for how to use discovery baskets for sensory play and language activities.
Discovery baskets for baby and toddler
5 relaxing lavender sensory play activities
A favourite spot in our garden classroom, this fairy garden design is great for promoting magical imaginary play, and a delight for the senses.