4 – 10th February 2019 Rhino Sensory UK is pleased to be supporting Place2Be’s Children’s Mental Health Week 2019.Read article
Christmas is on its way!
To celebrate the occasion, our Sensory Elves have been busy putting together a wonderfully wintery activity pack – designed to stimulate your senses, develop key skills and inspire lots of festive fun!
Winter Sensory Activity Pack Contents:
- Winter Bingo: Grab your sensory bingo card and use it as a guide to explore your senses this winter. Who will be the first to get a line or a full house?
- Skills: Sound, Taste, Visual, Tactile, Sensory Exercise, Creative.
- Sensory Baking – Apple Pie Cookies: This warm recipe is great weekend activity. Explore your senses in the kitchen and bake a tray of tasty treats.
- Skills: Tactile, Taste, Smell.
- Elvin’ About: Count the colourful Christmas elves in this festive counting activity.
- Skills: Visual, Counting.
- Gingerbread Slime: This recipe is excellent for stimulating your sense of smell, developing your fine motor skills and having lots of slimy fidgety tactile fun!
- Skills: Tactile, Smell, Fidgeting.
- Winter Senses: Think about your five senses in the winter, and which sights, smells, sounds, tastes, and textures are your favourites (e.g. building a snowman and the feel of the cold snow on your hands).
- Skills: Sensory Thought, Introspection, Preferences.
- Christmas Tree Hand Arts: It’s time to get a little bit messy so that we can make a Christmassy piece of art! Explore your tactile senses and develop your fine motor skills as you create your own handprint tree.
- Skills: Tactile, Fine Motor, Creative, Visual.
- Christmas Glitter Jars: This easy to make DIY fidget is perfect for visual stimulation and can also be gifted as a handmade sensory Christmas present.
- Skills: Visual, Distracting, Stimming.
- Colour Me In: It’s design time! We’re challenging you to design your own Christmas jumper. Use your art and fine motor skills to create a jumper that you’d love to wear.
- Skills: Fine Motor, Creative, Visual.
- Mindful Colouring: Focusing on the colours and keeping between the lines is a simple therapeutic activity that can calm and relax your mind. Why don’t you give it a try yourself with our mindful Christmas colouring page?
- Skills: Calming, Visual, Fine Motor.
Useful Sensory Blogs:
- Using Sensory to Sleep Well
- How Our Senses Affect Our Mood
- Our Top Fidget Toys (Autism Awareness Week 2021)