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Sensory Storytime

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Sensory Storytimes



(pair each book either with a flannelboard activity OR have books that have tactile touching built into the book)

Touch and feel board books or popup/interactive board books work great

Dogs colorful day by Emma Dodd(a spot for each color for children to put on "dog" on the flannelboard)

Froggy gets dressed by Jonathan London (all of froggy's clothes for the kids to "dress" froggy as you read the story)

The very hungry caterpillar by Eric Carle(fruit either plastic or flannel for the children to use as you read the story)

Duck on a bike by David Shannon (cut outs of the different animals or puppets for the children to use as you read the story)

Doggies by Sandra Boynton

Peek-a-Moo! by Marie Torres Cimarusti

The Doghouse by Jan Thomas

Dear Zoo: a pop-up book by Rod Campbell

Pop-up peakaboo! Farm by Dawn Sirett and Sarah Davis


The Activities

Rice in large containers

Rice in large containers with small toys buried in the rice

Low "balance beam" placed on the floor for kids to walk on

Stepping "stones" made with different textures (can purchase rubber or plastic versions)for kids to walk across

water tables or sand/grain tables for kids to play with using scoops and shovels


"Surprise box" (filled with sensory toys)

includes such things as balls that light up when squeezed or bounced

balls with different textures to them

stress relief balls

silly putty

putty that makes noise when you use it

batons that make noise, light up, or have water & sparkles inside


spinning globes that light up and change colors when pushed

plastic slinkys

wooden puzzles

toys that can be manipulated, moved, or have different tactile feels to them.



The Crafts


A coloring page

Gluing macaroni on a coloring page using gluesticks 

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