How to Make Christmas Tree Squishies Toys

Here’s how to make Christmas tree squishies toys! This Christmas tree craft is super fun to make AND to play with! And when you’re not playing with them, they can be used as festive DIY Christmas decorations. Follow our Christmas for Kids Pinterest board!   This post contains affiliate links.   Have you heard of […]

75+ Hands-On Ways to Explore Letters of the Alphabet

Using hands-on activities to explore letters of the alphabet is one of the best ways to help introduce young children to the ABC’s. Here’s a collection of over 75 alphabet activities that will help kids learn letter recognition, letter sounds, letter formation, letter writing, and more! (This post contains affiliate links.) Follow Buggy and Buddy on Facebook!   Letter […]

Winter Wonderland Small World Play

Here’s a super fun sensory play activity for preschoolers- Winter Wonderland Small World! It’s easy to set up and inspires all kinds of imaginative play! Follow our Winter Play and Learning Pinterest board!   *This post was originally published on January 11, 2014 and has since been updated.   This week I’ll be collaborating with five other amazing […]

What Can You Do with Liquid Starch?

Who knew there were so many art projects and sensory play recipes for kids using liquid starch! Here’s a list of some of my favorite activities for kids using liquid starch- from slimes to paper mache! (This post contains affiliate links.) Follow our Recipes for Play and Creating Pinterest board!   *This post was originally published on December […]

Exploring Liquid Density with Sensory Bottles (Free Printable)

Sensory bottles aren’t just for small children- you can use them to explore the density of liquids in this fun science project for kids of any age. Observe what happens as you create your own sensory bottles and record your observations on our free printable. Follow our Science for Kids Pinterest board!     What are […]

6 Fun Ways to Keep the Kids Cool this Summer

I’m so thrilled to have the super talented, Asia, from Fun at Home with Kids guest posting today! Asia is one of the most talented people out there and is a major super star when it comes to just about anything kid-related- especially sensory play! You are going to LOVE all the fun ideas she’s sharing […]

Gingerbread Playdough Recipe

This gingerbread playdough recipe is the perfect winter sensory play activity. Combine the homemade gingerbread playdough with a few loose parts, and your child will have all kinds of fun creating their very own gingerbread men! (This post contains affiliate links.) Follow our Winter Crafts and Learning Pinterest board!   After reading the story, The Gingerbread Man, […]

150+ Screen-Free Activities for Kids Review

150+ Screen-Free Activities for Kids is my new go-to book for all kinds of sensory play ideas and awesome play recipes! It is definitely a must-own book for any parent and makes a great gift too! Keep on reading to learn why I absolutely adore this book and to see some sample activities the kids […]