Art with Toddlers, Color Play, Sensory Play

Fizzy Oobleck

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. I happened upon this lovely, squishy, slimy recipe while trying to create a recipe for something else. It will grow, and grow, and grow as the citric acid reacts with the other ingredients. And when the… Continue reading Fizzy Oobleck

Autumn, Sensory Play

Fall Colored Sensory Rice

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. Colored rice makes for mesmerizing multi age play for 1-6 year olds. This table is dressed up with some fall colored play silks to make it a bit more festive. You don’t need this IKEA FLISAT… Continue reading Fall Colored Sensory Rice

Autumn, Sensory Play

Autumn Harvest Sensory Play

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. Sensory play like this is great for 2-6 year olds. The under 2 set will surely enjoy a set up like this as well, but you’ll likely have a bit more clean up to do. Sensory… Continue reading Autumn Harvest Sensory Play

Art with Babies, Color Play, Organization and Resources, Paint Play, Painting Objects, Printmaking Play, Pure Process Play, Sensory Play

Process Art Buffet

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. Last week, several mamas on Instagram messaged me to ask some version of, “how do I keep my under four year old engaged with process art for more than 5 minutes?!” This “Art Buffet” allows your… Continue reading Process Art Buffet

Bath Art Play, Color Play, Recipes, Sensory Play

Magic Sensory Foam and Bubbly Bath Sand

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. This is the MAGIC sensory foam you didn’t know you needed, but won’t be able to live without once you try it. In its first stage of life it is a fluffy foam that grows and… Continue reading Magic Sensory Foam and Bubbly Bath Sand

Bioplastic, Color Play, Crafts, Sensory Play

Bioplastic Colorviewers

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. These DIY toys are completely biodegradable. Try this easy, fun process with your 3+ year olds for a meaningful process AND fun product that encourages a fusion of STEM and art development. These colorviewers were beyond… Continue reading Bioplastic Colorviewers

Nature Play, Pure Process Play, Sensory Play, Summer

Nature Kitchen

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. “Cooking” with nature loose parts is a great process for your 2+ kiddos. This can be modified for the under 2 set, but they require more hands on help from their caregivers, depending on your comfort… Continue reading Nature Kitchen

Art with Babies, Sensory Play

Baby’s First Sensory Tray

If you find this content useful, please consider helping me keep the site ad free by making a contribution. Sensory play trays are great for ages 6months-6 years. Older kids will surely enjoy playing if there is a pretend element thrown in, like small world toys. This play tray is perfect for the youngest little… Continue reading Baby’s First Sensory Tray