Sensory play

  • 3 slot-it-in activities for toddlers

    My little one has more or less stopped mouthing small objects so I felt that it was time to let him try out some activities ...

  • Beans for sensory play

    Last week, I introduced you to our Farm sensory bin and promised to show you how much more fun the children got out of ...

  • Christmas Countdown Day #5 – The Polar Express

    I love variety when it comes to planning a programme for my girl. Hence, apart from the hands-on activity of decorating ...

  • Christmas Countdown Day #6 – Handprint Christmas Tree

    I'd actually already done up the posts for Days 6 and 7 before I left for my staycation but my blog was hacked. Fortunately, ...

  • Christmas Countdown Day #8 – Glitter Snowflakes

    This glitter snowflakes craft was so easy to put together and needs only two basic supplies - glitter and contact paper! ...

  • Christmas countdown Days #19 & #20 – Christmas playdough

    We made Christmas playdough yesterday! I made the playdough using the previous no-cook playdough recipe and scented it with ...

  • Coloured salt sensory box

    I'd read about colouring rice, salt and pasta for the longest time and finally got down to colouring one of these - SALT. ...

  • Contact paper and kitchen supplies process art

    This contact paper craft activity for toddlers and preschoolers is so convenient to put together because all it requires ...

  • Fall scented cloud dough

    Cloud dough has been on my long to-do list for a long time and I finally got down to making it for the kids last week. Instead ...

  • Farm Sensory Bin

    A couple of weeks back, I noticed that my little girl's school was on the theme of farm animals so I quickly put together ...

  • Fine motor skills activities – Squeezing lime

    I love preparing fine motor skills activities for my tot and this is such a simple activity to set up and a marvelous one ...

  • Fun advent activities for kids 2012

    We find that counting down to Christmas is so much fun and we get to do lots of craft and it's also a time that I gather ...

  • Fun name writing activities (for the Chinese name)

    When I chose the Chinese names for my children, everyone told me that I'd have a hard time teaching them to write their ...

  • Home-made playdough recipe & an invitation to play

    Alicia fell sick over the weekend so she had to miss school today. To cheer her up, I decided to try something different ...

  • Ice alphabet letters play

    When better to indulge in some icy cold play than in this sweltering heat? I finally made coloured ice alphabets (and numbers) ...

  • Invitation to explore – Christmas baubles to fill

    This invitation to explore was part of my Advent activities 2013. Even though Christmas is over, I thought I'd just share ...

  • Little Blue and Little Yellow activities

    My children absolutely adore Little Blue and Little Yellow by Leo Lionni. The fact that it's available in the board book ...

  • Ocean themed sensory bin

    It's been a long while since we worked on themes and I thought that it'd be nice to start with an ocean theme since I had ...

  • Open-ended fun with Velcro craft sticks

    So I've had this in my to-do list like ... erm, let's just say, for a very, very long time. I finally got down to making ...

  • Penguins small world play

    After reading about creating small world play for imaginative play, I went around scouting for some toy animals and I chanced ...

  • Salt glue painting

    Here's another fun activity that I've been wanting to do and have finally got down to doing. I'm really proud of myself ...

  • Sea/Ocean themed crafts – Octopus craft

    Now an octopus has about 240 suction cups on each tentacle, not just one as what I've done with ours, but I really wanted ...

  • Sensory bags for the kids!

    I decided to make sensory bags for my kids, with little Alex in mind in particular as I'd like to introduce him to more ...

  • Shaving foam art with pipettes

    Playing with shaving foam every day has become part of our bath time routine - the kids get to choose a letter at every ...

  • Shaving foam marbling art

    We did this activity maybe about a month ago (eeks, has it been that long?!) Anyway, I wouldn't say we were particularly ...

  • Shaving foam painting

    If you've always wanted to try out shaving foam painting but are hesitant because you're not sure how to go about it or ...

  • Shaving foam with water beads sensory play

    Shhh. Today I share my secret of how to set up a chance to make a coffee and drink it in peace (right after making it). ...

  • Taking learning outdoors

    I've got no fabulous art projects or process art to share with you of late because we have taken a keen interest in learning ...

  • Upcycled containers for kids’ play

    I mentioned that I changed the container for stuffing pompoms in my 3 slot-it-in activities for toddlers and I thought it'd ...