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Ideas for Using The Sensory Tray and Pre-writing Lines and Shapes Cards

Every touch is stimulating the brain, sending new information to connect with what has already been learned. The sense of Touch and feeling different textures is one of the most valuable tools you can share with your toddler and preschooler.

Sensory Tray is one of our fun products that kids enjoy using.


This tray is filled with coloured salt that is safe to use by children under parents' supervision. It also comes with 16 cards of different lines and shapes. The cards can be used with playdough, whiteboard markers and as guide cards for tray tracing.

Sensory tray is also great to be used with our various Pre-writing cards for Uppercase and Lowercase Alphabet and also numbers cards that can also be used for counting ūüėä


English Alphabet Pre-writing Cards

 

You can use our variety of coloured salt for whatever theme you choose.

 

HERE ARE SOME IDEAS¬†ūüí°

1. FINDING SHAPES: 


What You Will Need:
  • Salt (included).
  • Shapes cards (included).
  • Small shapes (available).
For More Ideas: 
  • Tweezers (available).
  • Scoops and small cups for dumping and filling (available).


The kids can hide the shapes under the salt and and then start looking for them by using their hands to catch and feel them. For more fun and motor-skill enhancing, they can use tweezers, scoops or small cups to search for the shapes.

This activity can be done with many other objects and can be used to help learn alphabet (Arabic and English), numbers and counting, colours, shapes and more!

English Flashcards   Arabic Alphabet Flashcards  3 Picture Phonics Cards with Wooden Letters  1 to 20 Numbers Cards with Wooden Numbers


2. OCEAN THEME: 


What You Will Need:

 

  • Blue salt ( included).
  • Fun sensory bin sea creatures (available).

For More Ideas: 

  • Tweezers (available).
  • Scoops and small cups for dumping and filling (available).

The kids can hide the creatures under the salt and and then start looking for them by using their hands to catch and feel them. For more fun and motor-skill enhancing, they can use tweezers, scoops or small cups to search for the ocean animals.

 

This activity will help your little ones identify the ocean animals' names, features and colours and then you can start a conversation with your kids and let them talk and express their thoughts.

We'd love to see how you use our sensory tray, so please share with us in the comments any ideas you have. You can add pictures too ūüôā.¬†

 

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