Sensory 

This section contains information on how to support your child with their sensory challenges during their time in isolation at home.

We would like to thank Alison Harris Occupational Therapist - The Local Therapy Company for her support in developing this page.

Sensory Play 

Mothercould - provides some great sensory play ideas and advice on how to make Taste safe blocks, play dough, fizzy blocks, taste safe slime, taste safe paint, fizzy block

https://www.mothercould.com/

 

Empowering little minds - provides ideas and worksheets for sensory play

https://www.empoweringlittleminds.co.uk/resources-1

 

Sensory processing disorder - provides information and activity ideas

https://www.sensory-processing-disorder.com/

 

Inclusive teach - 150 sensory ideas for home learning

https://inclusiveteach.com/2020/03/20/150-sensory-learning-ideas/

Little bins for little hands - lots of ideas for sensory activities and things to make

https://littlebinsforlittlehands.com/

family education.com - in door obstacle courses

https://www.familyeducation.com/fun/indoor-activities/indoor-obstacle-course

Entertain your toddler - balloon games

https://entertainyourtoddler.com/balloon-olympics/

Hello wonderful - 50 plus easy indoor activities for Kids

https://www.hellowonderful.co/post/easy-indoor-activities-for-kids/

Sensory stuck at home - a great page with lots of fun ideas

facebook@sensorystuckathome

Spring sensory activities

https://www.theottoolbox.com/spring-sensory-activities/

Sensory DIY chalk sensory circuit

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZwPeJvGIv1g

Sensory  Sound - new songs every week for early years and SEND learning

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQFZCh51Pt7MrYni3R_gLIQ

Sensory Spectrum - sensory processing information and support

facebook@sensoryspectrum

Sensory activities for home

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=mdkSiEHIrnI&feature=youtu.be&d=

https://chatterpack.net/

OT with Dan

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aC8Qq1PbhEs

OT and Me

https://www.youtube.com/results?sp=mAEB&search_query=OT+and+me

Adam the OT

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaTVTIg85JJn8uBTfAvgisg

 

Sensory Project - Sensory activities

https://sensoryproject.org/2020/03/29/free-resource-sensory-fun-2/

Integrated learning strategies - Lots of really fun sensory activities and useful information, including some crossing the midline exercises

https://ilslearningcorner.com/

OT Toolbox - lots of dinosaur themed activities for the dinosaur lovers!

https://www.theottoolbox.com/how-to-stomp-out-dinosaur-sized/

Sensory Sleep tricks

https://ilslearningcorner.com/2015-07-7-smart-sensory-tricks-for-kids-who-have-trouble-sleeping/

Spring sensory activities

facebook@Mommyevolution

Activities and resources 

Fine Motor activities with Kim Griffin

11am weekdays facebook @GriffinSensoryOT

 

You Clever Monkey - 20+ simple hands on activities to build fine motor skills

https://www.youclevermonkey.com/2016/04/fine-motor-skills.html

The Sensory Spectrum - 99 fine motor ideas

http://www.thesensoryspectrum.com/99-fine-motor-ideas/

Meadowgate Academy@facebook - have some really good posts on sensory and SEN activities

 

Seirrah Therapies OT - a blog with fine and gross motor skills

https://www.seirrah-ot.co.uk/blog/

Your Therapy Source - 50 fine motor activities at home

https://www.yourtherapysource.com/blog1/2020/03/18/occupational-therapy-activities-at-home/

https://www.kidsmasterskills.com/

https://www.theottoolbox.com/

https://www.ot-mom-learning-activities.com/

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