Category: Sensory Processing

Sensory processing activities for preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten.

Garden Sensory Bin

Spring has definitely sprung in our classroom. The seeds, the children planted, have started to sprout. The butterflies have emerged from their chrysalises, and the children’s colorful kites are hanging from the ceiling. To go along with all of this,…

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Foil Imprint Art

It’s Artsy Thursday, and we are on day 4 of NAEYC’s Week of the Young Child™. You know what they say: time flies when you’re having fun. Today we are getting our hands messy with some colorful finger paint, and…

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Barnyard Texture Collage

A trip to my local craft store inspired this texture filled collage. It all started when I saw the cow print flannel. I decided that I had to incorporate it into an art project for my classroom. I added a…

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Mrs. Wishy-Washy’s Farm Pig Craft

We’ve been having such a good time with our farm unit. We read Mrs. Wishy-Washy’s Farm, by Joy Cowley, on Monday and Tuesday, and the children have asked to read it again every day since. I guess you could say…

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Easter Sensory Bin

This Easter sensory bin assembly was completely effortless since we had so many cute goodies left over from our our 3D collage Hobby Lobby and Dollar Tree hauls. This time around, colored rock salt was used as a base. You…

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Shaving Cream Easter Egg Craft

Finger painting with shaving cream allows children to explore, experiment, and create – all while strengthening their senses. Let’s finger paint some Easter eggs! Simply add a few drops of watercolor to the shaving cream, and blend. Give the children…

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The Power of Playdough

I thought it would be fun to set up a playdough bakery. I made some chocolate colored/scented dough and some lavender glitter dough. I also provided birthday candles, wooden flower decorations, colored beads (sprinkles), pie and bread tins, rolling pins,…

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Shamrock Collage Craft

Some type of shamrock craft is a must for celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in the classroom. This year, we made these shamrock collages. Collages are a great way for children to creatively express themselves, and a simple way for mothers…

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