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Sensory Play Ideas & Inspiration

Sensory Play Ideas & Inspiration

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This download features a large collection of sensory play ideas to use with children. As well some general guidance about sensory play there are 5 documents giving ideas along the following themes:
- Water play
- Playdough
- Slimey and gooey media
- Sand and sand substitutes
- Small world play

Each of these documents is between 3 and 8 pages long so you'll find lots of inspiration including many recipes for sensory play ideas that you can try at home or in a school / early years setting.

The small world play document includes lots of sensory ideas for re-enacting stories such as Stickman, We're going on a bear hunt, Frozen and The three little pigs. It also has ideas for pirate, farm, construction and dinosaur small world play.

Together these documents form a really comprehensive and time saving resource suitable for both parents and teachers.

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  1. Leanne Cadayday

    I look forward to using these

  2. Lynsey

    Can’t wait to try these

  3. Anne Maguire

    Some amazing ideas for 3 – 4 year olds

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