Fine motor skill activities on the light table.

Parker’s first learning session each morning rolls in at 7:30 a.m. with his teacher.  They work for a half an hour and then it’s time for Parker’s cares.  TWO hours of cares later and Parker is ready for more time in his little classroom.  I try to make the first item on the list his […]

Two Ingredient Playdough Recipe

I love me a quick and easy playdough recipe.  This one meets all the requirements.  Plus, it is simple to put together AND it’s cheap.  How’s that for a perfect summer time activity? You’ll need: 1 can regular shaving cream.  (not the gel kind)   1 box of corn starch. liquid tempera paint (optional)   […]

A December Sensory Box

I’ve posted before on how to color rice and noodles.  It’s a great way to bring color into a child’s sensory experiences. For Parker’s sensory box in December I’m going to be coloring his rice using a different medium.  I’ll be replacing the alcohol and food coloring with Colorations Liquid Water Colors. This technique is […]

September’s Sensory Table

There’s a lot of learning that can go on in a sensory tub.  Unfortunately, many teachers see sensory tubs as only a preschool/kindergarten activity. You many remember my post on making your own Sensory Tubs on the Cheap.   Sensory tables don’t need to cost a lot.  Before I made this one, I just used […]

Make Your Own Sensory Table On The CHEAP!

It started with a post on Ikea Hackers. After picking up my jaw over the prices of standing sensory tables I went on a hunt for a DIY version of a sensory table. Okay. So this one isn’t as grand as the ones with the $200.00 price tags. But when form runs you more than […]

Creating Your Child’s PERFECT Sensory Room

We are changing out bedrooms downstairs. The 24 year old got married. sob. So the 19 year old is moving into her room And the 22 year old is moving into the 19 year old’s room for the summer. This leaves the teeny little storage room for me to use as a Preschool room for […]