Valentine’s sensory play
If you’re looking for some fun Valentine’s sensory play to add to your sensory routine, I’ve got a round-up here of several great choices and one of my own. From goop and guck to water, play time, crafts, activities, and things for the littlest littles, I’ve got 24 options sorted out for you here!
Valentine heart bags for Valentine’s Sensory Play
My Valentine heart bags are an easy and clean (halleluiah!) way to get some sensory play in. Swishing around the hearts inside shaving cream provides both tactile and visual stimulation! If you have anything coming up where you need to keep a little someone occupied, this may be a good item to make just ahead of time to bring with you!
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Easy to assemble
I bought foam squares at dollar tree, and used shaving cream, food dye, Ziploc bags, and shipping tape already on-hand at home! Have your kids help with cutting out hearts (great fine motor skills practice) or you can cut them yourself while you relax with your “must-see tv”… 😉
Quick thing to note- The video shows what it will turn out like, and has a few extra tips for you!
Throw everything in, add some glitter if you have a glitter lover, and seal the edges with tape! I sealed the sides and the top, just in case! Adding in fuzzy pom-pom balls or rick-rack would add more fun texture as well, but I’d steer clear of beads of sequins as they may cause punctures in a Ziploc.
23 More sensory Activities:
Sensory goop and guck
Easy 2 Ingredient Frozen Sensory Dough from Natural Beach Living
Valentines Day Heart Slime from Little Bins for Little Hands
Valentine Heart Chocolate Play Dough from Pre-K Pages
3-Ingredient Sparkly Valentine Slime from Artsy Fartsy Mama
Water Bead Scooping into Heart Shaped Tray from The Kavanaugh Report
Valentine’s Day Water Play from Pink Oatmeal
Excavating Hearts Construction Play from Munchkins and Moms
Valentine’s Day Invitation to Play from Emma Owl
Valentine’s Day Sensory Tub from Mrs. Jones Creation Station
DIY Seek and Find Bag for Valentine’s Day from There’s Just One Mommy
Valentine’s Heart Sticky Wall from Gift of Curiosity
Crafts & activities
Tie Dye Coffee Filter Valentine Hearts from Meaningful Mama
Valentine Themed Foam Button Snake from School Time Snippets
Heart Glitter Jars from Fun a Day
Valentine’s Love Potion Activity from Mommy’s Bundle
Valentines Sensory Snow Globe from In the Playroom
Decorating Cherry Play Clay Hearts from Buggy and Buddy
Squishy Sensory Valentine’s Card from B-Inspired Mama
fun for littles
Valentine’s Sensory Tub for Toddlers from The Imagination Tree
Preschool Valentines Sensory Bin with Frozen Hearts from Teaching 2 and 3-Year-Olds
Bulk Toys Party Favors for Kids – 100 Pc Valentines Day Toy Assortment for Goodie Bags Party Bags and Pinata PrizesHomz Plastic Storage Bins, Snap Lock White Lids, 6 Quart, Clear, Stackable, 10-Pack24 Pack Water Gel Beads Pearls for Wedding Centerpiece, Vase Filler, Party Decoration, Plants, Sensory Toys. (Red)
Magnetic Hearts Busy Bag from Adventures and Play
Scented Sugar Writing Tray from The Preschool Toolbox
Find the Hearts Valentine Sensory Bin from Gift of Curiosity
Have Fun! -Jill
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