Raspberry Foam Dough Bunnies

Raspberry Foam Dough Bunny Invitation to Create and Play

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Today we’re creating raspberry foam dough bunnies using loose parts. Our invitation to create and play explores sensory, imaginative play, and build-a-bunny fun.  We’ve made snowman foam dough and shamrock foam dough in the past, but never scented. Can you tell we love foam dough play?! Continue reading

Batman Play Dough & Party Favors

Batman Play Dough Party Favors by Crayon Box Chronicles

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Na-na-na-na BATMAN! Let’s start the new year off with a POW! – superhero style!  My son is really getting into superheroes, so homemade sparkly play dough and matching bags seemed perfect for his party! Making homemade stencils is inexpensive, easy, and fun! Plus, you can use the stencil for other creative projects! Plus, printable tags and stencil are included! Continue reading

Best Small World Sensory Play Activities of 2013

Best Of 2013 Small World & Sensory Play Activities from Crayon Box Chronicles

Welcome to 2014 friends! It’s been a great year! Although we haven’t reached our one year blogiversary yet, there has been so much growth and excitement! Whether you’re just joining us or you’ve been with us throughout the year, we are so grateful.  Life is busy and we appreciate you taking the time to stop by and visit, comment, and share your experiences.  After a month off, we’re back with a fresh blog design and a new direction! I hope you like it! Continue reading

Sticky Scented Rice Christmas Tree – Winter Sensory Play

Sensational Winter Sensory Play Series by Crayon Box Chronicles

Welcome to our last post in our Sensational Winter Sensory Play Series! I’m teaming up with the wonderful and super-talented Frogs Snails and Puppy Dog Tails to bring you fun, sensory-related winter activities in November.  So far we’ve explored the Antarctic Sensory Iceberg with small world play and Build-A-Snowman Foam Dough play! Today, we’ll be making Scented Rice Sticky Christmas Tree.  We will be linking to each others posts, so please stop by Jaime’s page too! Links will be at the bottom of each post.  Now, let’s dive into our scented rice activity!

Sticky Scented Rice Christmas Tree Art by Crayon Box Chronicles

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Concept Painting

Concept Sensory Painting by Crayon Box Chronicles (Contributor Post @ All For The Boys)

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We’re so excited to announce our new collaboration with Allison at All For The Boys! We’ll be regularly sharing a variety of fun and educational posts on her blog.  As a new contributor, we’ll start with a series called Teaching Concepts.

The first in our series is pre number concepts, discussing the differences between big and small.  Understanding basic concepts helps strengthen a child’s vocabulary and builds early mathematical skills.  Instead of using traditional paper and pencil, we combined sensory materials with a fun twist – squishy toys and glowing neon paint!

For the full activity, see Concept Sensory Painting at All For The Boys blog.