Activities for Cute Little Learners

sensory

Stuck Trucks: Science and Sensory with “Little Blue Truck”

Stuck Trucks: Science and Sensory with “Little Blue Truck”

The science and sensory activities are combined for our “Little Blue Truck” unit. We are playing with mud, ice, and water, and experimenting with water temperature and salt to watch the ice melt, getting our cars and trucks “unstuck”. Here’s how we did it!

Sewing: A Sensory Activity for “Thankful” by Eileen Spinelli

Sewing: A Sensory Activity for “Thankful” by Eileen Spinelli

This sensory activity is GREAT for strengthening fine motor skills. Grab some foam, a hole punch, a darning needle, and some yarn and let’s sew some clothes! In the cute book we’re talking about this week, “Thankful“, the seamstress is grateful for her sewing machine. […]

Spooky Spotlight Search: A Sensory Activity with “Trick or Pete”

Spooky Spotlight Search: A Sensory Activity with “Trick or Pete”

Grab some spooky Halloween items and a few flashlights for some sensory fun! Use a variety of objects to encourage more discussion as you explore! 

Witches Brew Sensory Bin: An Activity for “Room on the Broom”

Witches Brew Sensory Bin: An Activity for “Room on the Broom”

I had to use the famous water beads in our witches brew sensory activity. I found these at wal-mart, but I’ve heard you can get a better deal on water beads from Amazon. I planned this activity to go with “Room on the Broom“, but […]

Bubbles

Bubbles

We. Love. Bubbles. In Stick and Stone, the two newfound friends blow bubbles together. It’s the perfect time to have some sensory bubble fun!

Colorful Water Bead Sort

Colorful Water Bead Sort

The Day the Crayons Quit unit is the perfect time to pull out those water beads! For some fun sensory play, we mixed several colors in a large tub and then set out a muffin tin so the kids could play and sort the beads.