Play. Explore. Investigate.
Sensational sensory fun awaits! Bring your little ones to the library to explore sensory learning.
Sensory play is designed to stimulate a young child’s senses—hearing, seeing, tasting, smelling, touching—and to create an early, natural introduction to the scientific processes as children play and investigate. We will provide several exciting sensory stations for your child to explore while introducing you to early learning tools to benefit your child’s development. Plus, we will provide a take-home project so you can continue the learning and fun beyond your visit! Things could get messy, so be sure to dress appropriately.
AUGUST: Colored Rice & I-Spy Bottle
Use your favorite colors to dye rice and create your own I-Spy bottle with household items.
SEPTEMBER: Kinetic Sand
Using common household items, create your own kinetic sand.
OCTOBER: Monster Slime
Using a few spooky materials, make your own monster slime.
NOVEMBER: Reading Buddies
Using cuddly pom-poms and silly googly eyes, design your very own buddy to read to.
Get festive as you create an ornament filled with glitter and bells.
JANUARY: Firecracker Creation
With the materials we provide, have a blast making a fun (and safe) salt firecracker.
FEBRUARY: Valentine Sensory Bottles
Add glitter and heart confetti to a bottle, creating a sensory object that can relieve anxiety or be used as a calming or time-out aid.
MARCH: Glow-in-the-Dark Bottles
With rice and glow-in-the-dark paint, create a bottle that can be used as a fun nightlight.
APRIL: DIY Playdough
Make your own playdough from common kitchen ingredients.
For ages 0–4. Just drop in!
Space and take-home materials will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Questions? E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.