This sensory box is cheap and fun, and is in cool wintry colors. Your preschoolers can help make it by cutting up the paper, perfect for scissor skills. I used old blue tissue paper and happened to have some silver tinsel for gift bags which had a “Frozen” feel. Sensory play is important! You can . . . Read More: Tissue Paper Sensory Box – Let’s Cut!
We love going to the ocean and since we live far from one it is a truly special. We always arrive home with at least a handful or two of shells and other beach treasures. Rather then let them sit on a shelf or in a jar, we made a custom seashell frame. These shells . . . Read More: DIY Seashell Frame – Use those shells!
Stamp painting with bubble wrap is process art activity that is wonderful for toddlers up to elementary kids too. It is open ended and requires just basic supplies. Since it is winter, and extremely cold and snowy, we used white paint to make a snow storm on paper.
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Play dough monsters can be whipped up in no time and work well as a Halloween party activity. The supplies are minimal and play dough is cheap to make.
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We just had a community program at our local library called “Fall into Reading”. My part was to provide the craft to connect to the stories. It is difficult to find an activity appropriate for multiple ages that is cheap and easy to produce when you have no idea how many kids are going . . . Read More: Fall Crafts for a Crowd