A very useful resource from Super Duper Publications to help children to regulate themselves. It contains 55 activity cards under five sensory categories: vestibular; proprioception; oral-motor; tactile; visual, auditory and olfactory. It is expensive but worthwhile buying one set for a school.
This is a great resource to have in a school, therapy department or at home. It contains 60 fun and creative therapy ball activities.
This is a great resource to have in a school, therapy department or at home. It contains 54 fun scooter board activities.
Younger children will enjoy these animal action cards, free printable download.
This website has some good ideas of activities to put in your movement break jar.
Amazing website with loads of free videos for different ages designed for the classroom. Some good exercise videos designed especially for tight spaces.
A very simple and effective scheme devised to tackle childhood obesity in primary school. Every child in the school runs a mile a day. This is a very easy way to get 15 minutes of proprioceptive and vestibular input into each child’s day.
This blog is packed full of ideas for art, crafts and games for all ages. Some great ideas for the summer holidays including these on water play .
A blog containing loads of sensory resources, educational activities and crafts for kids, and autism resources. Look at the sensory activity jar , great idea to help with aiding regulation at school and at home and sensory hacks.
This blog written by an occupational therapist is primarily aimed at parents of babies and young children. It contains some useful ideas for sensory activities and also some interesting articles on sensory processing and sensory development.
This book is packed full of great ideas to get children outside and active and would be great for home and school.
This website has lots of great ideas for sensory and creative play. Loads of ideas of things to do at home plus plenty of activities that could be used within school. I found the ‘Browse By Age‘ section helpful and also the ‘Sensory Activities‘.
The book contains 17 songs with sensory ideas for each song and Makaton signs. It also includes a CD of the songs as well as the sheet music. This is a great resource for those working with children with additional needs but also for early years. It would be a great resource for home . […]
This book is full of sensory ideas to help children aged 7 – 14 years to regulate their emotions. There is also a section at the back written for parents. A really useful little book for parents and classroom teachers with simple sensory ideas that can easily be carried out at home or in the […]
This list has loads of ideas of toys for sensory seekers. It is divided into different sensory systems and there is a free printable download.
A ‘fun, interactive workbook to help children identify their own sensory profiles and develop a personal toolbox of strategies’. This book fills a gap in the market in terms of books on sensory processing. It is written in a workbook style and can be used by parents, children and professionals. It includes clear descriptions of […]
This book is a sequel to Sensational Kids and uses the same language in terms of describing sensory processing difficulties and setting up strategies. It aims to ‘teach low cost effective, functional, on the spot tips to use with children with sensory issues at home, at school, or in the community setting’.
A book of fun games that can be played at home or schoolto develop social and motor skills. The games are designed for children with autism or sensory processing disorders. It is also a great resource for those working in Early Years.
This book features more than one hundred fun, sensory motor activities that help develop sensory processing skills and motor coordination skills. It is full of simple ideas that don’t need expensive pieces of equipment. Makes a great companion book to ‘The Out-of-Sync Child’. Ideal for parents, teachers and therapists. It is one of those ‘must-have’ […]