Do you have a sensory table? I'm sure you've heard of them. And if, like EG, your little one goes to daycare chances are good that they are playing with one often.
A sensory table is a table that usually includes a bucket or two. It's designed to hold water, sand, flour, and other messy substances for your child to get a 'sensory' experience. Here are a few Sensory tables around the webs:
These are over $100! So, we made our own. I got together with another South Bay mom, we went to Home Depot and bought what we needed late on a Saturday night. (yup! A Saturday night date!) I'm so glad we did!
|Photo taken after fun had commenced...|
|The lid makes it totally weather proof!|
The first thing we did with it was play with flour. A few cups, a sifter, and a big fun mess!
|The chair is from Ikea, and is a bit short, but so is the bean...|