Homemade Sensory! Recipes for Tactile Fun

Updated: Aug 13, 2019

originally written and published for Wolf+Friends

School’s out for the summer! If you’re a parent like me, you dread the first rainy day that keeps your kids inside and finds you desperately searching Pinterest for a fun and simple DIY project to entertain the kids with some novelty! Homemade recipes for Gak, Oobleck, Snow Paint, Silly Putty or Play-Dough take commonly found household ingredients and allow a child to learn through doing while challenging their cognitive, language, sensory, fine motor, and motor planning skills—all disguised with food coloring, glitter, and slime!