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Our Occupational Therapy Team have put together some ideas for sensory activities with children and tips for the festive season

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Family Futures Sensory Christmas activities

Click here for the full list of sensory activities and tips for the festive season 

Create a sensory Christmas bottle with your child

Spotting the hidden items can have a calming effect at night time.

Fill a plastic bottle with glitter glue (1/3) and add some small beads, stars, glitter, letters, marbles, small plastic animals etc. Fill it up with water. Use hot glue to shut the lid.

Make your own decoration

Great to encourage fine motor and praxis skills, and the pipe cleaners provide tactile stimulation.

You will need: Various beads and pipe cleaners. Place three pipe cleaner strands overlapping. Fix them in the middle with a small piece of pipe cleaner. Parents can also prepare the star shapes and help their children. Have fun putting the beads on the rays. Encourage the child to work in patterns. Tie an additional thread around it and decorate your tree or your room with it!

            

 

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