5 Calming activities for Sensory Seekers
Looking for ideas for some safe, home based sensory play? Then look no further! Here are our Top 5 great home based sensory ideas for Sensory Seekers.
- Use a weighted lap pad or weighted toy to provide calming weight and deep pressure
- Our weighted Turtle and Snake use different textures to provide tactile input
- Make up a story about Tilly the Turtle or Sammy the Snake
- Use Therapy Putty or No Mess Play Foam to provide a fun tactile messy play time
- Hide small toys in the putty and make a game out of finding them
- Create a wet play area in the garden with bubbles and foam
- Use a Scooter Board for a fun work out
- Make a game of them lying on the board to propel themselves
- Strengthen the core muscles to help with posture and gross motor skills
- A Body Sock provides a fun, safe sensory experience
- An essential part of any sensory diet to reinforce resistive awareness and encourage creative movement.
- Helps body awareness and assists in developing spatial awareness through balance and resistance
- Wears them out!
- Use a timer to create independent playtime and set time limits
- Encourage sharing so everyone gets their turn
- Promotes socialisation and discussion