Wax Resist Leaf Painting

Wax resist leaf painting activity involve both arts and science lesson. Apart from making a beautiful piece of creative arts, children also get to learn that water and wax does not mix. This is also an activity of nature art and crafts which is great at instilling a sense of Read more…

Finger Tracing

Finger tracing is a great activity to help children familiarize themselves with alphabet formation and handwriting in a fun way. Dipping paint with their fingers and tracing the alphabet outline on paper also get the children to stimulate their touch senses. Writing is an essential life skill that helps children Read more…

Truck Art

Children loves playing with cars and toy trucks. However running those cars and trucks across wet paint on is triple fun as they can see the track marking made from those toys criss crossing in various colours. According to Allison McDonald (B.A, B.Ed, M.S) in her website No Time For Read more…

Playdoh Letters

Children need to be able to recognize the shape and differences of each letters in the alphabet. Michigan State University Extension in their website state that two literacy skills that are important for children to learn to read are the concepts of letter knowledge and alphabetical principle. Letter knowledge is Read more…

Threading

According to Kid Essense website, threading helps children perform crucial tasks like reaching, grasping, and moving objects. (https://www.kidessence.com/blogs/news/six-benefits-of-fine-motor-skills) In other words, threading help with fine motor skills. Threading activity can be done by asking the children to thread shoe lace or string through a series of holes on a cardboard Read more…

Feel The Colours

Painting with hand let the children experience the sense of touch in a fun way. It is mesmerizing to be able to transfer drops of colours using finger and hand and paint it on a paper and see how colour change when they are mixed. The process of finger painting Read more…

Cloud Doh Fun

According to Good Start Organization of Australia, the use of sensory play can help develop build positive pathways in their brain. (https://www.goodstart.org.au/news-and-advice/october-2016/exploring-the-benefits-of-sensory-play) Playing with cloud dough is a type of sensory play. Cloud dough has a smooth and silky texture which is great for touch sensory experience for the children. Read more…

Water Play: Washing

Washing dishes is a life skill. Washing dishes can also be a sensorial activity that stimulates the sense of touch. A new study conducted by researchers at Florida State University suggests the simple act of washing the dishes could actually encourage a state of mindfulness, which has been linked to Read more…

Messy Jelly

Children explore the world through touch. According to NHS UK, not all children like all textures and this is perfectly normal, however it is important to give your child plenty of opportunities to experience different touch sensations (https://www.nhsggc.org.uk/kids/resources/ot-activityinformation-sheets/messy-play-activities/) Messy play offers a lot of benefits for the children especially in Read more…