Touch

The sense of touch (tactile) is one of the most important and often disrupted senses for sufferers of sensory processing disorder. This board includes sensory…
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Four Little Piglets: COLOURED EPSOM SALTS ON THE LIGHT PANEL - great visual activity that includes a tactile component too! For more sensory related pins, visit the SPD Blogger Network boards here: @SPDBN Light Box Activities, Apraxia Awareness, Dark Science, Light Tables, Lounge Trousers, Overhead Projector, Home Lounge, Sensory Rooms, Sensory Boxes
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Four Little Piglets: COLOURED EPSOM SALTS ON THE LIGHT PANEL - great visual activity that includes a tactile component too! For more sensory related pins, visit the SPD Blogger Network boards here: @SPDBN
the cover of an art book with images of different types of sand and paint on it
Sensory Sand Art for the Whole Family! - The Empowered Educator
Sensory Sand Art for the Whole Family! by Mommy Musings and Mayhem. For more sensory related pins, visit the SPD Blogger Network boards here: @SPDBN
a pine cone bird feeder hanging from a tree branch with the words pine cone bird feeders
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The robins are coming back! Join along with us as we make a pine cone bird feeder + plus sensory tips along the way :-)
a child is playing with a pink dough toy
Sensory Square Dough from Mummy Musings and Mayhem
an upside down view of some toys in the grass
Mud Pies!
Sensory play doesn't get any easier (or cheaper, for that matter!) Rockabye Butterfly shows you how to mix up the best mud pies on the block! Pinned by SPD Blogger Network @spdbn
the play dough candy store is open and ready to be played
Play Dough Candy Store
Here's a great idea that combines tactile activities with pretend play -- check out the Kids Activities Blog's Play Dough Candy Store! Pinned by SPD Blogger Network @spdbn
It's time to get dirty! Familylicious shares 8 mud-themed activities that will get your kids into the spirit. We especially love digging for bugs with tongs (for the extra sensitive types!) Pinned by SPD Blogger Network. For more sensory-themed pins, see pinterest.com/spdbn
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It's time to get dirty! Familylicious shares 8 mud-themed activities that will get your kids into the spirit. We especially love digging for bugs with tongs (for the extra sensitive types!) Pinned by SPD Blogger Network. For more sensory-themed pins, see pinterest.com/spdbn
four different types of purses on a white surface
Soft Baby Toy
This "soft baby toy" DIY from Curious Kangaroos has everything you need to make a great fidget. For older kids, try stuffing with buckwheat and lavender to make even more sensory impact! Pinned by SPD Blogger Network. For more sensory-related pins, see http://pinterest.com/spdbn
two toddlers playing with toys on the floor
DIY Texture Mats
Pre-School Play shares some great new ideas for DIY texture mats, including garland, feathers, and foam shapes. Pinned by SPD Blogger Network. For more sensory-related pins, see http://pinterest.com/spdbn
a child's hand is playing with toys on a tray in the shape of an octopus
Critter Painting!
You've tried painting with cars and making footprints with little plastic animals... but have you tried this idea? Creative Connections for Kids shares their experiment painting with those spikey monsters from the dollar bin! Pinned by SPD Blogger Network. For more sensory-related pins, see http://pinterest.com/spdbn
a child is playing with toys on the floor
Here's a texture you may not have tried! Mummy Musings and Mayhem shares here sensory project with dyed egg shells! Pinned by SPD Blogger Network. For more sensory-related pins, see http://pinterest.com/spdbn
two children are playing with string art in the grass
Here's another take on messy play with colored spaghetti -- Mummy Musings & Mayhem shares how she got out the paper and let her kids create one-of-a-kind works of art with spaghetti prints! Pinned by SPD Blogger Network. For more sensory-related pins, see http://pinterest.com/spdbn
a child is playing with clothes and other items on the grass in front of a yellow bucket
Laundry Day Fun! - Inner Child Fun
Fine motor, messy play, ADLs, and pretend play -- could this idea from Inner Child Fun GET any better? We especially love the little box of laundry soap! Pinned by SPD Blogger Network. For more sensory-related pins, see http://pinterest.com/spdbn
an open book sitting on top of a table next to a pile of sticks
We're Going on a Bear Hunt Messy Play Style...
Make Do & Friend shows how you can go on your own bear hunt -- messy play style! Activity based on the children's favorite "We're Going On A Bear Hunt." Pinned by SPD Blogger Network. For more sensory-related pins, see http://pinterest.com/spdbn