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Hands On Bread Baking for Sensory Processing Kids

Hands On Bread Baking for Sensory Processing Kids

A piercing scream was followed by a solid thud against the lounge room wall. My middle child came running into the kitchen and took cover behind me. His face was a mixture of surprise and cheekiness. My youngest son was hot on his heels. His face was set with anger, tears in his eyes. What […]

Exploring Magnets Using A Sensory Table

Exploring Magnets Using A Sensory Table

Exploring magnets at the sensory table is AWESOME! This provocation encourages independent discovery and exploration in the funnest way you could ever imagine! Magnets fascinate kids and I just knew my Preschoolers would love to play with them at this invitation to play. Here is a video of my preschoolers using this wonderful sensory tub. […]

Our Reggio Inspired Art Area

Our Reggio Inspired Art Area

Should I be nervous about providing a reggio inspired art area for the kids with free access to art supplies after the cardboard playhouse paint fiasco? You would think that I would have locked every single art supply down under lock and key and definitely NOT thinking about providing free access! Is it possible to […]

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