Category Archives: Sensory Play Non-Bin

Bubbly Bath Time with a Giant Sponge

Here’s something I’ve been meaning to post about for a while now.
I mentioned storage for our giant sponge when I did the virtual tour of our children’s art studio but I never did say what it is we do with a giant sponge…

Giant Sponge Bubble Play in the Bath from Suzy Homeschooler (1) (more…)

25 Fruit Loop Activities

Last week our family did our first grocery trip of our no spend month and we had all agreed that we would only buy what was on the list, so I made sure to put a couple small treats that we don’t normally get on the list. The first of those treats was a box of generic Fruit Loops.
I am all about stretching a dollar and I couldn’t help but wonder, “how much could we do with a single box of generic Fruit Loop cereal?”
We had a ton of fun answering that question!
Here’s what we came up with…

25 Ways to Play and Learn with Fruit Loops

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Discovery Bottles

Discovery Bottles from Suzy Homeschooler (2)

I’ve found that more than anything, young children really love to play with stuff that isn’t toys. Boxes. Balls of newspaper. Milk caps. Egg cartons. Soda bottles. Really anything you’d normally throw into the recycling bin. Its fairly harmless and makes them happy so I try not to fight them on it. In fact, I’ve found some ways of capitalizing on this interest in non-toys. For example, these discovery bottles. (more…)