Six photos of toddler sensory activities: rainbow rice bin, toddler goop, colorful bean bin, fluffy slime, baking soda art, kinetic sand.

Sensory Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers

We’ve collected our top sensory activities for toddlers and preschoolers to make an easy list that’s sure to have something for everyone. We also let you know with each sensory activity if the sensory recipe is safe for kids who tend to put everything in their mouth.

Child Holding Kinetic Sand

Kinetic Sand Recipe

Wondering how to make kinetic sand? This kinetic sand recipe uses just 3 ingredients to make a soft, moldable sand that provides hours of sensory play time.

Sand Slime Recipe for Sensory Play

Sand Slime Recipe

This sand slime recipe combines our perfect fluffy slime with brightly colored sand to make a fun textured slime that provides hours of sensory play.

toddler excited about fluffy slime

Fluffy Slime Recipe Without Borax

Looking for the perfect fluffy slime recipe without borax? This slime is super fluffy, easy to make, and borax free. It’s so easy, my toddler shows you how to make it!

Kids touching dry ice bubbles

Dry Ice Experiments with Bubbles

One of the easiest and most impressive dry ice experiments is the dry ice bubble experiment. Kids love seeing the giant smoking bubble monster grow and grow, and can safely touch and play with the bubbles. It’s a great sensory activity!

Boy holding jar of rainbow rice

Rainbow Rice Sensory Bin Activity

This rainbow rice sensory bin is a fun way for kids to explore textures and colors. Perfect for toddlers or sensory kids, and it makes a great homemade gift too!

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