Creative Outdoor Sensory Play!

I started putting together this post because the weather in Colorado was beautiful yesterday. It felt like summer was here to stay and play. Then… at about 8pm last night I found out that we are having a blizzard. Starting tomorrow. Oh my goodness. I am not sure who ticked off Elsa, but we are in the process of making our “Blizzard Grocery List” for the weekend. So, to those of you in places where it feels like summer and are blizzard free– this is for you. I will live vicariously through you.

When I was little my 3 favorite things were arts-n-crafts, sensory play and imaginary play. My little head may have exploded from excited if I were to do all of the activities in this post. Ha! Here are some super fun things to do that combine sensory play and creativity for your littles to do outdoors. Have fun!

Puddle Splash by Lemon Lime Adventures


Beach Sensory Play by Fantastic Fun and Learning


Paintsicles by Colors Are Magic 


Swing Painting Process Art by Homegrown Friends


DIY Sand and Rock Box by Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails


Kool-Aid Clouds by Colors Are Magic


Mud Paint by Learn Play Imagine 

How to Make Mud Paint (6)

Garden Sensory Bin by Mess for Less


Tide Pool Science Experiment for Kids by Buggy & Buddy


Bugs in the Grass by Things to Share and Remember


Rainbow Bubble Art by Colors Are Magic 


Ocean Sensory Ice Melt by Little Bins for Little Hands



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