31 Days Of Sensory Play {Day Eleven} Your home is a blank canvas for Sensory Play

Welcome to Day Eleven of 31 days of Sensory Play.

Don’t get stuck in a rut with your sensory play locations. It’s not always about new ideas sometimes it is about new locations for our favourite activities. With active boys who want to move we try and accommodate the wiggles. Keeping active and moving is something kids want to do naturally. Sensory Alphabet Activities, our ebook, still remains one of our favourite activities to do because they get to move around the house and be creative.

It is easier for me that they sit but it’s not right for them if this is what we do all the time.

Getting the balance between creativity which tips over into silliness and quiet focused activity. There’s so much in between and for different days my tolerance level changes.  The volume and energy or young ones is powerful inside a small space. Playdates seem to get that way pretty quickly.

When I had a small baby who cried and cried. Going outside released my tension and his. Now when we have activities at the back of my mind I have an escape plan that will swing the mood up or down in reserve. Many times we need to calm things down and sometimes we need to lift the mood. I choose something off this list to keep things different and appeal to our moods.

30 unusual and fun places to try sensory play activities

  1. Sidewalks or Pavements
  2. In front of the garage
  3. Inside the garage on the floor
  4. Inside walls of the garage
  5. Side of the shed
  6. Walls of the house
  7. Along the fence
  8. Under a table
  9. Under the bed
  10. Under the duvet in Mom and Dad’s room
  11. Under the stairs
  12. Under the cushions
  13. Inside a blanket
  14. on the floor
  15. In a fort
  16. something taped to the underside of the main table
  17. something taped to the fence
  18. something taped to the wall
  19. Side of the refrigerator
  20. recycling box
  21. Using their bikes, scooters and trikes to make marks outside
  22. Easel
  23. Stairs
  24. Tree or large bushes
  25. Mud
  26. leaf pile
  27. Under a large stone
  28. Sand tray
  29. Sensory tubs or bins
  30. kitchen floor
  31. Your turn!

Your turn

  • What location would you add?
  • Try a different place for a sensory activity.

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Find the other days in this series

Next: 31 Days Of Sensory Play {Day Twelve} Chocolate Dipped Spoons

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  1. Great list!!!
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