• Crafts,  Fun

    Kinetic Sand Tutorial and Construction Site Sensory Bin

    Kinetic sand is wonderful! It is soft and pliable, holds it’s shape and doesn’t sprinkle all over the place. I like using it for sensory bins because it is not as messy and can be used for indoor play. Unfortunately kinetic sand costs a fortune if you buy it at the store or online. But you can easily make it yourself for a few cents. I will show you how to set up this construction site sensory bin with self made kinetic sand. Materials for Kinetic Sand plastic container with lid, aluminum pan or high rimmed baking sheet 10 cups of sand 1 cup of water 10 tablespoons of cornstarch…

  • Fun

    Arctic Sensory Play

    If you read some of my past posts you might have come to realize that we love to make a huge mess in this house. As long as it doesn’t involve glitter I am perfectly fine with it, and the fun doing this activity definitely outweighed the cleanup time afterward. I found this tube of cute arctic animals at Michaels last week and couldn’t resist taking it home. I set up an icy landscape for arctic sensory play and for the kids to cool off since it has been really hot the past days. Why Sensory Play? Sensory activities stimulate the senses: touch, smell, taste, movement, balance, sight, and hearing.…