Sensory Boxes

In the studio, we can warm-up before a big project in a variety of ways; this can be open-ended drawing or painting, play-doh, or even sensory boxes! For this project we made a¬†sensory box for each student so sharing space or materials wasn’t an issue. Sensory...

Texture Sensory Box

A texture sensory box is a great way to highlight the wonders of touch. Below is a list of ingredients and the associated texture. pine cone: rough, pokey Indian corn: bumpy, pokey blue glass stones: smooth, hard pom poms: fuzzy, soft, light hair bands: stretchy...

Autumn Sensory Bin

To welcome in Autumn we did a fall sensory box complete with: pasta, two types of beans, corn, fake leaves, real pine cones, crystals, fossils, wood pieces, nests, imitation gourds, and cinnamon sticks to tap into smell. Pouring, sorting, sifting, stacking, and...

The Five Senses: Touch

Developing Studio Sprout curriculum feeds my creative bug and truly satisfies my soul. Sometimes I’ll get on a kick and jam out several months of fun themes and inspiring projects. The Five Senses has been simmering in the background for quite a while and...

Rainbow Sensory Box, Hammering Practice and Paper Roll Sculpture II

Sensory boxes are fun to make a fun to play with! This sensory box was filled with a rainbow of pom-poms, wooden alphabet blocks, wooden shapes, tinker toy wheels, plastic frogs and worms, and rainbow buttons in a variety of shapes and colors. Muffin tins are perfect...