On the second easel I taped a piece of clear contact paper (sticky side out) for the base of the collage. Then I filled the tray with materials such as paper, cotton balls, and feathers and showed the children how they stick to the paper.
For those of you with a pint-sized family member at home, you may have heard of the latest baby toy trend — sensory bags. Children (and adults, for that matter) learn best when they engage the senses. By exposing babies to different textures, colors, or sounds, they are developing cognitive skills. Which is why sensory bags are the greatest thing to hit the baby circuit: they’re super easy to make and provide hours of mess-free play. Try these #DIY tutorials.