With St. Patricks Day only a couple of days away it’s time to get in the festive spirit. May the luck of the Irish be on your side while you and your loved ones take on these sensory friendly crafts. These crafts will keep you entertained with all the added education benefits, some of which include increased attention and socialization, active play, spatial awareness, and motor planning.

Check out some of our favorite sensory crafts that are sure to inspire you this St. Patrick’s Day:

 

1. Leprechaun Sensory Sand:

Get in touch with your inner scientist with this craft, as you mix and measure ingredients. All while encouraging the understanding of the bodies senses, making it the perfect activity for children with sensory processing difficulties.

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2. St.Patrick’s Day Sensory Bin:

This craft not only shimmers with gold, but also allows you to create a safe place for your child to explore. Allowing them to improve motor skills and gain active play while searching for hidden treasure.

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3. Salt Paint Shamrock: 

Unleash your artistic side all while limiting the mess with this color craft project. Promoting social interactions and motor planning as they decide how to design their shamrocks.

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4. Rainbow Shaker Wand: 

Create your own travel size rainbow! This craft is not only fun to make but useful for helping your child calm down in stressful situations, by increasing mental and physical relaxation.

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5. Green Glitter Slime:

Demonstrate how mixing ingredients can cause a chemical reaction with this radiant slime. All while encouraging your child’s fine motor functioning, as they knead the slime and describe the texture.

Find all the details and directions at this link.

 

Wishing you a lovely holiday!

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