Exposing children to consistent sensory play experiences provides important benefits to their growth and wellbeing. This post will give early years educators some practical tips and activity ideas to help you support children who don’t like tactile sensory activities. – The Empowered Educator
DIY Sensory Bottles 101 – These beauties are used as portable, no-mess, safe, sensory play. They’re perfect for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and kindergarteners. The bottles can be used as a “time-out” and as a way to calm a child. And they’re a great toy for curious learners. | #DIYSensoryBottle #SensoryPlay
How can early childhood educators support children with sensory challenges? While I’m not an expert in sensory processing disorder (SPD), I hope you’ll find these tips, strategies, and activity ideas helpful to learn more about sensory processing disorder/challenges, the challenges some children face, and how this can impact on a child’s behaviour and interactions. | The Empowered Educator
Sensory Activity Ideas And Tools To Support Sensory Play – Regularly exposing children to sensory play activities is one of the best ways that educators and parents can support children to challenge themselves with new textures and experiences. If you’re not sure how to introduce play activities using sensory tools to support tactile play and children who don’t like messy hands, this post will give you lots of ideas to get started. | The Empowered Educator
70 CVC Word Mats that are perfect literacy centers for your preschool, pre-k, or prekinders classroom. These CVC Word Mats are a great way for your students to practice their short vowel (consonant, vowel, consonant) words while building their fine motor skills that will be necessary for writing. (affiliate)