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When temperatures start to rise, summer is on the brain! These hands-on summer sensory activities for kids are not only tons of fun, but they also help develop vital skills in little ones, including fine motor skills, exploration, heightened senses, and a sense of curiosity that will help them discover more about their world and prepare them for further learning. Even older kids will love these engaging sensory activities. Get ready for some beachy, freezy, splashy, bouncy, and stretchy fun!
*Pair with our Summer Centers and Activities for Pre-K & Kindergarten!
Summer Sensory Activities for Kids
Kids will love these fun summer sensory activities! Use these activities in a classroom, at home, at daycare, or even in occupational therapy sessions.
Summer is a lot more fun with summer-themed play dough. // The Kindergarten Connection
A puffy paint watermelon is a fun sensory activity for kids. // The Kindergarten Connection
Kids will love playing with this fizzing ice chalk. // Learn Play Imagine
These rainbow spaghetti worms are tons of sensory fun. // Learning 4 Kids
This borax slime looks as clear and bright as pool water and makes a wonderful sensory experience. // Schooling a Monkey
Kids will love this squishy nature sensory bag. // Hands On As We Grow
Making sand paintings is a fun sensory activity for kids. // Schooling a Monkey
Frozen slime is a whole new way to play with slime! // The Jenny Evolution
Even little ones can play with this sink or float discovery tray. // Teach Preschool
Make an ocean-themed sensory bin. // Wildflower Ramblings
Play and explore in sand dough. // Crayon Box Chronicles
Rubbery Goop is a lot of fun for kids. // Learning 4 Kids
Use bouncy balls as art tools. // Crayon Box Chronicles
This color-mixing activity makes no mess! // Learning 4 Kids
Search for letters in this summer seashell sensory bin. // The Kindergarten Connection
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