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Water play is always engaging and soothing for kids. This particular play can be done when the spring is in the air. To start the activity, you could send the children to collect fallen flowers from the garden. Add water to a tub and put the flower petals inside. This experience appeals to all senses and will help soothe children if they tend to lose their calm, get bored, frustrated and agitated. This sensory play activity does wonders to children, right from learning about flowers to creating their own sensory water tub and then having some imaginative play. 

Most of the children lose their calm easily and at the same time if we take necessary steps to cool and soothe them, they also tend to forget the incident at once. They just need a diversion at that particular moment and we also need to ensure that we divert their minds in a fruitful and beneficial way. We need to make them do something constructive such as this calming tray, apart from giving a soothing and relaxing effect proves to be a great sensory activity too. 

This simple activity enables children to use coloured rocks to create the ATSI flags.

A simple activity that strengthens children's finger muscles as they peel tape off animals.

Use coloured hair ties for children to begin to recognise and understand patterns and hand/eye coordination. 

Children will learn about shapes and geometry through pattern blocks, that can be used during rest time.

A simple activity that reinforces basic concepts such colour matching, patterning that can be used during quiet time.

Encourage children to learn colours by sorting coloured pompoms into the correctly coloured block.

Snow Dough

A winter sensory dough using only 2 ingredients! Encourage children to experiment with different textures while playing with snow dough.

Children can use stones to trace patterns which helps a child to focus on when they are feeling unsettled.

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