Sensory Play for Babies

Sensory Play for Babies

Did you know that sensory play is vital for your baby's development? Sensory play is designed to help babies learn about their surroundings and how to operate their bodies. Sensory play can start at a very young age, so even a little newborn can participate in...

7 Benefits of Sensory Bins and How They Support Child Development

7 Benefits of Sensory Bins and How They Support Child Development

Sensory bins are tactile ways for children to play that encourage various skill development.   They are essentially a box filled with a textured filler like dry rice, pinto beans, or flour with various toys and tools in them for children to find and play with.  A...

How to Make Simple DIY Glitter Sensory Bottles

How to Make Simple DIY Glitter Sensory Bottles

Sensory bottles can be a calming experience for your little one. They're great for babies, toddlers, preschoolers or any child who loves visually stimulating objects. The great thing is you don't have to buy them! Instead, you can save money and make them yourself at...

Developmental Baby Activities for 7 Month Old

Developmental Baby Activities for 7 Month Old

By 6 months old, your baby is now much more interested in the world around him. He's probably easily distracted and always trying to get your attention, grabbing at anything within his reach, and babbling a ton with more consonant sounds (ma, ba, da). In this...

17 Sensory Board DIY Ideas for Busy Babies and Toddlers

17 Sensory Board DIY Ideas for Busy Babies and Toddlers

You baby has been busy exploring the world around him for some time now. Since the moment he could open his eyes and take his first breath, he was taking in everything through his senses. From seeing and hearing to feeling and tasting, they are loving the new...

The Best Developmental Toys for Your 3 to 6 Month Old

The Best Developmental Toys for Your 3 to 6 Month Old

Infants are quickly learning about the new world around them.  They love exploring new textures and objects that are put in front of them. There are many baby toys for 3 to 6 month olds out there that will help to promote their senses, motor skills, and...

Ocean Scene Jello Toy Dig Sensory Bin

Ocean Scene Jello Toy Dig Sensory Bin

Young children LOVE to get messy! Their little hands and minds are so eager to dig into whatever materials they can find. They have no comprehension for the disaster that it makes or the clean up that it entails for us parents. Specifically, one fun and messy sensory...

No-Mess Finger Paint Activity

No-Mess Finger Paint Activity

Although I love a good and messy sensory experience for my little ones on occasion, I can also do without the clean up! Finding mess-free alternatives to sensory activities are a great way to keep your baby or toddler busy while eliminating the treacherous clean up....

10 Inexpensive Sensory Shakers and Noise Makers

10 Inexpensive Sensory Shakers and Noise Makers

Easily create sensory bottles that your kids can have fun both making and playing with. Most of them use items that you'll find around the house, so always make sure you're saving the things that might be garbage! I can always find a fun craft or activity to make with...

Toy Water Scoop Sensory Bin

Toy Water Scoop Sensory Bin

Hot summer days plus busy toddlers is the perfect recipe to get outside and play. Water play is a great way to keep them cool and having fun! However, you don't need a pool or water table to make water play fun. Try this cheap and simple activity that takes very...

Frozen Toy Outdoor Sensory Baby and Toddler Activity

Frozen Toy Outdoor Sensory Baby and Toddler Activity

This easy outdoor sensory baby activity is great for the summertime. Although it can definitely be done inside, it's a good way to cool your little ones off in the warm sun. The coldness of the ice cubes will be fun for your baby to manipulate or chew on. For this...

Easter Sensory Bin for Babies and Toddlers

Easter Sensory Bin for Babies and Toddlers

Babies and toddlers love sensory bins!  They are super simple to create and make great activities for toddlers to explore different textures, develop language, and improve fine motor skills.  This Easter sensory bin incorporates auditory, visual, and tactile...

26 Common Household Items That Make Cheap Baby & Toddler Toys

26 Common Household Items That Make Cheap Baby & Toddler Toys

Ever offer your baby several of their colorful, musical, toys, but they make a mad dash for the Tupperware drawer or remote control, instead? Babies and toddlers are super curious. They don't have time for silly, play toys when they could be using real objects that...