Fun sensory ideas for your kids during school holidays

Looking for some fun new sensory ideas for your kids to do while at home?

We’ve got just the list for you! Here are 7 fun sensory activities for you and your kids to do these holidays, click below for some tips on:


Not only is it super easy to do, you can also grow yourself some delicious veggies, herbs or flowers for home! Head to your local hardware/bunnings or nursery store and grab your supplies (seeds or seedlings, potting soil and some pots)

Tips for Gardening

Sensory Play Recipes

Create fun sensory items like playdough, puffy paint, ice paint, dyed rice – the options are endless, and we have the recipes for you. 

Sensory Play Recipes


Who doesn’t love to paint? Here are some ideas for easy painting:

Kinetic Sand

Kinetic Sand
Kinetic Sand is all the craze at the moment and a true sensory masterpiece. It is sand that you can mould, feels great and is easy to clean up. Buy it at Officeworks or Big WTarget or Kmart or why not DIY KINETIC SAND

Cornflour Slime
This homemade slime makes a mix between liquid and solid. In a large shallow container, mix together cornflour and water until you have a slime consistency. If you punch or squeeze the slime it turns solid instantly, and when you scoop or leave it, it will turn back into liquid.

Rainbow Noodles

The perfect activity the squish your hands into and the colours make it extra fun, plus it’s totally safe. You will need:.

  • Cooked Pasta
  • Zip lock bags
  • Food colouring
  • Vegetable oil

How to make rainbow noodles

Get Cooking

Release your inner masterchef and get creative in the kitchen. Cooking is a great way to develop communication and learn skills that will extend beyond the kitchen.

Here are some hot tips to get your kids involved


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