• Emma

Sensory Play for Babies and Toddlers

Updated: Aug 7, 2020

I emptied out the kitchen cupboards today .... not to tidy them, I was looking for "stuff"!


What "stuff"?


Well, specifically, out of date packets, boxes, tubes and bottles of things to use for sensory play and, guess what? There was so much stuff past the use-by date (I'm not talking a few days, I mean months .... lots of them!) - oh the shame!!!!


Anyway, what I lack in housekeeping skills, I fortunately make up for in 'making a mess' skills which is, as we all know, fairly close to the top on any Toddler's list of requirements for a good play experience.

So, I've had a bit of a play around and here are the sensory play set-ups I created.

Hopefully you will be able to find a few of the ingredients lurking in one of your cupboards too!



Edible Paint

This is a lovely, simple way to introduce mark-making to your baby. The yogurt gives a super soft and creamy texture and if you use a flavoured yogurt it also smells amazing!


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