I is for Ice Sensory Play for Kids

Ice sensory play for kids. www.GoldenReflectionsBlog.com

I would like to welcome Mihaela from Best Toys 4 Toddlers to share with you all a fun ice sensory play for kids idea. It’s fun to participate in A-Z of Sensory Play for Kids series on Golden Reflections blog! My kids love sensory play and both of my daughters enjoy playing with ice. We have used ice in several activites before for sensory play, including making soup with water beads and ice.For today’s activity we decided to mix sensory play with a bit of science! We decided to try to freeze several other liquids to see how it would look and feel when it’s frozen. And we used what we had at home: milk, carbonated drink (Coca-Cola) … [Read more...]

5 St. Patrick’s Day Activities for Kids – Good Tips Tuesday #61

5 St. Patrick's Day Activities for Kids as featured on Good Tips Tuesday link up party. www.GoldenReflectionsBlog.com

Can you believe it is March already?! This year is already flying by. Of course, since I am due to have a baby in July, I don't mind at all, just one month closer to having this baby. ;-) Today we are sharing 5 St. Patrick's Day activities for kids from last week's Good Tips Tuesday link up party. Be sure to stop by and let them know you came over from the party!  5 St. Patrick's Day Activities for Kids How to Catch a Leprechaun - A Grande Life Rainbow Play Dough - Pre-k Pages DIY Rainbow Necklace - Mommy's Bundle Pot of Gold Shaker Sensory Play - In The Playroom Shamrock Stamps - Sunny Day FamilyGood Tips Tuesday LinkUp … [Read more...]

10 Spring Sensory Activities for Toddlers & Preschoolers

Spring is in the air with these 10 spring sensory activities for toddlers and preschoolers. www.GoldenReflectionsBlog.com

I am absolutely in LOVE with all these amazing spring sensory activities for toddlers and preschoolers that I found. I know your kids are going to love playing with these too. What a fun way to celebrate the coming of spring and warmer weather!Also, there is a really amazing giveaway happening with the Kid Blogger Network bloggers, don't forget to check it out at the bottom of this post!10 Spring Sensory Activities for Toddlers & PreschoolersSpring Sensory Tub - No Time for Flashcards Gardening Sensory Bin - Fantastic Fun and Learning Spring Sensory Tub with Carrots - Nurture Store Spring Sensory Bin - Teaching … [Read more...]

H is for Heavy Work Ideas for Kids

What is heavy work? Learn about some great heavy work ideas for kids. www.GoldenReflectionsBlog.com

I am very excited to have Dayna of the very successful blog, Lemon Lime Adventures guest posting in the A-Z's of Sensory Play for Kids series here on GRB. Dayna is sharing with us some great heavy work ideas for kids. Be sure to check out the amazing download she has for you all too! I am excited to be sharing with you today about the illusive "heavy work". You might have heard the term thrown around, you might have never heard of it. Whatever the case, I think it is an extremely useful tool that all parents and educators should know.What is Heavy Work? Just like adults, children need to be able to calm their bodies and self-regulate. … [Read more...]

Free Printable Easter Play Dough Mats

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We love play dough at our house. My daughter loves playing with it and I love the great fine motor and sensory skills she is working on when she plays with it. Play dough mats make playing with play dough even that more fun. I made some free printable Easter play dough mats for you that I'm sure your kids will love playing with.This free printable Easter play dough mat packet is 16 pages total and are in full color. You can choose to print out as few or as many at a time as you want.It is always easiest to laminate the pages first so that you can use them over and over again. My favorite laminator is the Scotch Thermal Laminator … [Read more...]

G is for Glow in the Dark Sensory Play

Glow in the dark sensory play for kids with this fun sensory bath. www.GoldenReflectionsBlog.com

I am excited to welcome Emma from Adventures of Adam to be part of the A-Z's of Sensory Play for Kids series here on GRB. And this is a super fun glow in the dark sensory play idea she is sharing with you all today. We are super excited to be taking part in Golden Reflections Blog A-Z's of Sensory Play Series. It is the turn of the letter G. A Glow in the dark activity immediately came to mind. It was a great opportunity to try out an activity we first saw on Fun At Home With Kids. A Glow in the Dark Sensory Bath has been on our to-do-list for some time .Fun At Home With Kids gives information on how to obtain the vitamin needed to … [Read more...]