Fun candy experiments kids love. A great way to use up leftover candy from Easter, parties, Halloween, and Christmas! Easter typically involves candy. Lots of candy. Too much candy for little stomachs! We got some science experiment mileage out of our Easter candy by seeing what we could do with our candy besides eating it! First, we microwaved jelly beans and … [Read more...] about Fun Science: Candy Experiments
These DIY shaker eggs are easy to make and help kids explore rhythm and sound. They are great hands-on music accessories for preschoolers! I think egg shakers are a great exploratory learning tool to have in any preschool or home – and visually interesting shaker eggs are even better! We’ve made fancy shaker eggs before, and they have been so popular that I … [Read more...] about Fancy DIY Egg Shakers to Make with Kids
Learn how to make a weighted blanket with this weighted blanket sewing tutorial. Step by step instructions for the perfect sensory blanket. This weighted blanket sewing tutorial has been updated several times to reflect feedback on how best to make a weighted blanket from my readers. I would love to see your photos if you make a blanket using this tutorial - email … [Read more...] about How to Make a Weighted Blanket Sewing Tutorial (Sensory Friendly)
Rubber band helicopters are easy and fun to make. Learn how you can make one a home, and learn tips to really make them fly! Explore more STEM themed fun for kids. I am always looking for fun STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) activities for my kids. I was thrilled when Galileo Camps sent me this fun rubber band helicopter kit. Update: This post … [Read more...] about Rubber Band Helicopter STEM Activity for Kids
Do you have kids who love to play in the snow, but they don't feel well or you just can't keep dressing them up to go out for two minutes? Try bringing in snow to play with indoors! Winter sensory play brilliance! We don't see much snow since we moved to sunny California, but back when we lived in Massachusetts it was a fixture of our lives for months on end. The kids … [Read more...] about Winter Fun for Kids: Bring in the Snow for Winter Sensory Play!