Many kids really enjoy sensory play and it can really help them develop their fine motor control as well as expressive language. So, we rounded up some really fun sensory activities for kids here. These are fun ideas that are easy to do and perfect for keeping kids busy on the weekends, over spring break, or in the summer.
From slime to moon sand to so much more, there are plenty of suggestions here to appeal to a wide variety of children. Which ones do you think your kids would like the best?
Sensory Activities for Kids
So many kids just love playing with slime. This one is easy to make and so much fun to use!
If you have never played with moon sand, you’re in for a treat. This is soft and smooth and so much fun!
Create sensory cubes with a variety of colors and textures for hours of fun for babies and toddlers.
Bubbles are always a hit – even with the adults. Put together a bubble bin and watch the laughter begin.
Explore magnets and what they can and can’t do through this sensory play bin!
Take those cars to the car wash with this super fun bin!
Kinetic sand is really popular around our home but it’s so expensive! Check out this homemade version instead.
Oh no – these animals are all muddy! Let’s give them a bath with this fun sensory bin.
Dye some rice a rainbow of colors and watch the kids get creative!
More bubble fun with these rainbow soap foam bubbles!
Sensory bottles can take so many different forms. This one focuses on spring and flowers!
Play dough mats are easy to put together and provide hours of fun and learning for your kids!