Easter Sensory Tub

Easter Sensory Tub

Our Easter sensory tub has been a huge hit with our preschoolers and my bigs! This sensory tub is successful because it encourages kids to explore with their sense of touch, sense of hearing, sense of sight and sense of smell! {what you need…} Easter grass or make your own shredded paper Plastic eggs Essential […]

Sensory Mermaid Lagoon

Sensory Mermaid Lagoon

Today I want to share with you a simple sensory mermaid lagoon provocation.I know how overwhelming it can be to think of new ideas for provocations. That’s why I started Project Provocation: Intentional Invitations to Explore. You can find all of our simple provocations here. {what you need…} {Disclosure: The following are affiliate links. If […]

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. […]

Developing Scissor Cutting Skills

At Playful Matters we begin developing scissor cutting skills from two and half years of age. It is one of our most popular activity trays! Read on to see how you can introduce your preschooler to using scissors with a variety of fun and simple materials for cutting. Tips for success when developing scissor cutting […]