There’s something totally mesmerising about a glitter sensory bottle! They make the perfect sensory play material for little learners of all ages and are great for taking time to cool down in the classroom. They are so easy to make with just a few simple materials, most of which you probably already have!
If you’re looking for simple sensory play ideas for babies, you’ve come to the right place. Sometimes it can be tricky to know what kinds of play experiences to set up for younger babies. Today I’d like to share with you some of my favourite sensory play ideas for babies 6 months and under. These activities can be suitable for babies from 3 months to 6 months of age.
Babies develop and grow at a rapid pace during their first year of life and there are many things you can do to help fire off those brain connections! Visual stimulation is an important developmental stage which you can help strengthen very easily.
Over the past year, I have been learning more and more about Montessori and the more I learn, the more I see how well it aligns to my personal parenting philosophies. I love the focus on the child as an independent and capable learner. Sometimes I think we don’t give our Little Learners enough credit – they can understand and do a lot more than we think when given the right environment to do so!
If you’re on Pinterest, you’ve probably seen these amazing latch boards for toddlers. They look like so much fun but they can be incredibly expensive – I saw one for $400! Today I’d like to share a simple DIY latch board that you can make quite cheaply!
If you know me, you know how much I love shopping for teaching and learning resources! It’s not unusual for me to scout for great deals even though I’m not in the classroom at the moment. My focus has now shifted slightly and now I am constantly shopping f(and buying!!) goodies to teach and learn with my 15 month old.