Making the Most of Our Time Inside – Sensory Play Ideas for All Ages

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Hi everyone! Caitlin here on the blog this week to share some simple sensory play ideas with you.

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As more and more of us are staying home with our kids during the COVID19 pandemic, I hope you can use a few ideas from here to pass the time and bring some smiles. 

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What is Sensory Play?

Sensory play is any activity that engages different senses. It is common to think of touch for sensory play but there are lots of other aspects as well. It’s a great way to build brains of all ages and can include any activity that involves touch, smell, sight, sound, or taste. 

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Now I’d like to share a few of my favourite activities that you can do with your little!

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How to Green your Kitchen

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Hey y’all. It’s Jess. I am going to bring you a series to help how you can “green” different parts of your home. 

My family has been on a journey to zero waste for a while now making small, manageable changes as often as we can. We figured out that the best way to do this would be to take it room by room. 

We started with our kitchen. 

There are countless ways to make your kitchen more eco-friendly. I’m going to give you some quick ideas to get you started.

1. Reusable sponge or Unsponge

This is an easy and inexpensive change you can make. 

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Reducing Clutter And Saving Money – Buy Nothing Project

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Hey y’all. It’s Jess again bringing in another way to continue saving this beautiful world of ours by practicing the most important part of recycling- reusing. 

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You ever look at some of your stuff and thing why did I buy this? Why do I still have it? Oh well may I’ll find a use for it eventually. 

If your answer is all the time, solidarity because same. 

Babies have an especially quick way of filling our homes with “stuff.” Stuff people give you. Stuff your pregnant mind says you absolutely must have. Stuff a new grandma just can’t wait to see her baby play with or wear. Stuff. 

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I had mountains of stuff. My daughter was my mother’s first grandchild and it showed. She was so excited about her that we got monthly boxes of clothes, toys, and other random Knick knacks.

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