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As the parent of a child with SPD (Sensory Processing Disorder), I’m always on the lookout for different activities to stimulate, teach and calm the senses of my overactive toddler. For anyone not aware, SPD is a neurological disorder which disrupts the sensory information that the individual perceives, resulting in abnormal responses (IE: over-reacting or under-reacting to stimuli). We have sensory bottles everywhere, but it was time to branch out and get creative, so here are some of my favorite sensory activities I’ve come across!
Tactile Sensory Play with Texture Balloons || THE CHAOS AND THE CLUTTER
Fluffy Cloud Dough Recipe || GLITTER ON A DIME
Edible Water Beads || STEP MOMMING
How to Make Slime without Borax || FINDING ZEST
Fireman Sensory Activity for Preschoolers || FIRE DEPT FAMILY
Edible Play Dough: Easy, Fun, Yummy! || INSPIRING SAVINGS
DIY Slime Stress Balls for Easter || COURTNEYS SWEETS
Stained Glass Finger Painting || LIFE ANCHORED
DIY Busy Board for a Busy Toddler || WHERE THE SMILES HAVE BEEN
Moon Sand Recipe – Non Toxic || CONSERVAMOM
Sensory Dinosaur Dig || TEAM CARTWRIGHT
Make Your Own Rainbow Rice for Sensory Play || MOM SPOTTED
Jello Sensory Play for Babies and Toddlers || THE MOM FRIEND
Colored Ice Cube Play || CRAYONS AND CRAVINGS
DIY Montessori Flower Press || AKAMATRA
How to Make Glittery Faux Snow for Kids || HAPPY MOTHERING
Fluffy Slime Recipe || THE BEST IDEAS FOR KIDS
DIY Window Paint: Sensory Activity for Kids || MOM BRITE
How to Make an Oobleck in a Rainbow of Colors || LITTLE BINS FOR LITTLE HANDS
Zoo Sensory Bin Idea: Exploring Animal Textures || THE MOMENTS AT HOME
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