Are you taking one last trip to the beach this summer? Do you have a sandbox outside that your children can use before the weather doesn’t allow outside play? These awesome kinetic sand activities are perfect for helping kids work on fine motor skills in your homeschool.
I love that play can be considered learning now. In a traditional school, there is playtime, recess, outdoor play. The idea of play is held at a different level as actual academic learning.
However, playing and learning can be synonymous. Playing kids are kids who are working through thoughts, imaginations, activity, healthy movement, critical thinking and more.
These sensory kinetic activities are perfect examples of how playing and learning are meshed into a well-rounded experience for your kids. For some children, these types of learning experiences are calming sensory occurrences and perfect for tactile therapeutic play.
Grab some of these supplies to use with these kinetic sand activities:
Click N’ Play 18Piece Beach Sand Toy Set, Bucket, Shovels, Rakes, Watering Can, MoldsStep2 Naturally Playful Sand Table[7.2 Pound] Art Sand/Scenic Sand Non-Toxic Colored Sand for Kids’ Arts & Crafts, Terrarium Sand Play DIY Drawing Sandbox Wedding Sand for Decorations and Crafty Collection Sand Bottles … (6 Bottles)19 PCs Kids Beach Sand Toys Set Sand Water Wheel, Beach Molds, Beach Bucket Beach Shovel Tool Kit, Sandbox Toys for Toddlers, Kids Outdoor Toys
Check out these kinetic sand activities – cool sensory activities kids love shared by Natural Beach Living.
Jeannette is a wife, mother and homeschooling mom. She has been mightily, saved by grace and is grateful for God’s sovereignty throughout her life’s journey. She has a Bachelor in English Education and her MBA. Jeannette is bi-lingual and currently lives in the Tongan Islands of the South Pacific. She posts daily freebies for homeschoolers!