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Early childhood enrichment through messy play

Your First Messy Play Experience

Sometimes when we try a new activity with our kiddoes, we put a lot of pressure on ourselves to do it right. First, I want to reassure you that there are...
Keeping the Mess Contained

Keeping the Mess Contained

The biggest barrier that I encounter to messy play is … well, the mess. Every day I hear from parents, teachers, and caregivers who love the idea of sensory play for their...
Fun Thanksgiving Sensory Activities for Kids

Fun Thanksgiving Sensory Activities for Kids

Thanksgiving, the season of gratitude, provides excellent opportunities for families to gather at the table for activities, crafts, and games. This list of fun Thanksgiving activities for kids will help... Read More
The Best DIY Fake Snow Recipes for Sensory Play With Kids

The Best DIY Fake Snow Recipes for Sensory Play With Kids

Here are my favorite recipes to DIY your own artificial or fake snow for holiday sensory play activities with kids.
Fun Christmas Messy and Sensory Play Activity Ideas for Kids

Fun Christmas Messy and Sensory Play Activity Ideas for Kids

Try these fun Christmas messy and sensory play activity ideas for babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergarteners!
Fun Halloween Sensory Activity Ideas for Toddlers, Preschoolers, and Older Kids

Fun Halloween Sensory Activity Ideas for Toddlers, Preschoolers, and Older Kids

Take a look at these fun Halloween sensory activity ideas for toddlers, preschoolers, and older kids for a spooky holiday season!
The Best Mess-Free Sensory Play Activities

The Best Mess-Free Sensory Play Activities

Mess-free sensory play activities allow your child to reap all the benefits of sensory play without also creating a mess for you or your kiddo to clean up. This takes... Read More
Water Sensory Play Benefits & Activities for Kids

Water Sensory Play Benefits & Activities for Kids

Learn all about the benefits of water play, as well as water sensory activities for toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergarteners.
Road Trip Hacks & Car Activities for Kids

Road Trip Hacks & Car Activities for Kids

These road trip hacks and car activities for kids will keep your little ones engaged and you organized during long travel trips!