Sensory Play with Jelly
Are you looking for a fun and educational game to play with your kids? Look no further than sensory play with jelly! This game is easy to set up, encourages creativity, and provides children with a hands-on sensory experience.
What do I need to play?
To play sensory play with jelly, you will need the following:
- Jelly (use a variety of colors and textures for added sensory stimulation)
- A large container to hold the jelly
- Assorted utensils and tools (e.g., spoons, ladles, cups, molds)
- Optional: glitter, food coloring, small toys or objects to hide in the jelly
Setting Up the Game
Setting up sensory play with jelly is simple. Follow these steps:
- Prepare the jelly according to the instructions on the packaging.
- Pour the jelly into the large container.
- Add any optional ingredients (e.g., glitter, food coloring, small toys or objects) and stir well.
- Place the container on a flat surface, such as a table or a tarp on the floor.
- Provide children with the utensils and tools and invite them to explore and play with the jelly.
Rules of the game
There are no strict rules to follow when playing sensory play with jelly. Instead, encourage children to use their imaginations and explore the jelly in their own unique ways. However, here are a few suggestions to get you started:
- Encourage children to mix the colors and textures of the jelly.
- Challenge children to find hidden objects in the jelly.
- Ask children to use the utensils and tools to create shapes and designs in the jelly.
- Encourage children to experiment with the different textures and temperatures of the jelly.
Variations of the game
To keep things fresh and exciting, try out these variations of sensory play with jelly:
- Freeze the jelly for a different sensory experience.
- Use different flavors of jelly for added variety.
- Add different objects or toys to the jelly for children to discover.
- Have children use their sense of smell to identify different scents added to the jelly.
Tips for Success
Here are a few tips to help ensure a successful sensory play with jelly experience:
- Supervise young children at all times to prevent them from eating the jelly.
- Cover surfaces with a tarp or plastic sheeting to make cleanup easier.
- Have towels or wipes on hand to clean up any messes or spills.
- Encourage children to explore and experiment with the jelly in their own unique ways.