10 Fun Summer DIY Sensory Games for Kids
As the temperature rises and kids head home for the summer, parents begin looking for activities to fill the days. Here are 10 projects that incorporate new textures, colors, smells and sounds that will give your children a great new sensory experience and help improve motor skills!
For even more sensory play ideas, check out our Autism Speaks Pinterest boards!
Note: Autism Speaks does not endorse any of these activities, we are simply sharing recommendations from our community. Before taking part in any activity, please make sure all materials are safe for your child. If you have any other suggestions, feel free to share below! Happy playing!
The secret to these brightly-colored beans? A mix of regular food coloring and neon food coloring!
This mom got THREE DAYS of play time out of this ice tower!
You only need 3 items to make this fabulous, fun slime!
This "glowing" water is actually made out of ground-up vitamin pills and glows under a black light!
This fun game involves balancing on a "web" while gathering letter tiles to spell words.
A simple to make board that will provide hours of entertainment for young ones!
This site actually includes 30 interesting methods to stamp paint: from using fruit and veggies, to water balloons, to toilet paper rolls!
This is the perfect activity for a hot, summer day! Find out how to make this magic, "melting" snowman!
These are perfect for bath time!
Just add toy cars, and it's a rainbow car wash!
For more GREAT sensory play ideas, check out our Pinterest page!