Written by: Nashra Junaid / Edited by: Prachi Gautam
Sensory activities have so many benefits on your child’s growth in the early years of their life since not only they are developing their senses during this time but also learning to explore new things. However, it is not always possible for every mother to get an idea of some creative activities for kids to enhance their motor skills. This article will help you with planning some pocket-friendly creative activities for kids which can be arranged easily at home and can help your child in his
1. Coloured craft sticks
This activity is suitable for the age of 10 months and above. All you need is a transparent container for this activity and some craft sticks. Then poke some holes in the lid of the container and give sticks to your baby to put it in the bottle. You can even use coloured straws for this.
2. Washing dishes sensory bin
If your child loves to play with water then this is a perfect engaging activity for your kid. You may need a box, a cleaning brush and some of their toys. This creative activities for kids not only develop their motor skill but also teach them the general life skill of cleaning.
3. Jello dig
Take three packets of jelly and some toy this is all you need to have this creative activity for kids. Make a jelly paste and dip toys in it. Allow it cool it down then asked your kid to explore and find toys from jelly by digging deep.
4. Stacking cup
Bored from your regular toys nothing to worry you’ll need some disposable cups for this activity. Suitable for kids nine months and above. Even if they cannot stack the cups properly, still this creative activities for kids will help in developing their motor skills.
5. Hanging toys
This activity is perfect for six months old. All you need is some available toys, and rope hang toys at a position which can be easily reachable to a child he will try to grab that toy again and again.
6. Mirror play
Children love to see their reflection. Adjust a mirror in front of them and let them explore their own self.
7. Tape on a box
It is another simple but exciting activity for the kids under eight months to two years. All you need is a box and tapes of different colours. Your child will keep himself busy in removing these tapes from the boxes.
8. Ball shoebox
We all have a pile of shoeboxes lying aimlessly at our places. You can use them creatively. Make a hole on the lid of a box and give some balls to your kid. He will try to put the ball in the hole. This can get arranged for six months old to up to two years. They will equally enjoy this activity.
9. Bubble sensory kids
Remember how we used to fascinate with bubbles in our own childhood to use the same trick for your kids. To make a bubble solutions all you need is some soapy water and straw you can also use some colours to add beauty in your bubbles and let your kid enjoy. You can also give them a solution to make bubbles.
10. Sensory bags
Sensory bags are very useful in developing a sense of touch in kids. The sensory bag can be prepared at home with pulses, beans, and peas. Ziplock bags are ideal for creative activities for kids.
I hope this creative activities for kids list gives you ideas to make your days in quarantine a little brighter.
About The Author
Nashra Junaid is a mother of 3 years old daughter, a teacher, and also a freelance writer. Managing home and work life together.
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