Have you thought about making a sensory board for your toddler or pre-schooler? Kids LOVE them – hours of entertainment for them…and hours of calm for you. There’s a reason they’re called “busy boards” – the best toys of all.
I’m sure we can all agree – Parenting sure is easier when your baby, toddler or pre-schooler has fun and educational toys to play with. These “busy boards” ARE educational – and they’re easy to make at home. Here are 6 really awesome sensory board ideas and some DIY sensory board instructions and tips as well.
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Sensory Board Idea for Boys
We just love the way this boy-themed sensory board is set up – isn’t the background perfect? The colors alone will be sure to draw attention.
Easy DIY Sensory Board Idea
How fun is THIS sensory board??!?! The push lights, and magnet letters and all those fun gizmos… love the phone, too!
Busy BOOK Idea
We wanted a “busy” activity that we could take with us. We found this Busy Book made by the folks at Lamaze…and she loves it!
LOTS of parents love it!
Upcycled Car Dashboard Sensory Board
LOVE this cute idea! All the boys here love driving and playing with cars so there is no doubt they would love this board!
DIY Sensory Board Idea
Ultimate Sensory Board Idea
This has to be the BEST homemade toddler sensory board I’ve come across!
I love following this little family on YouTube – they’re simply awesome. You can follow them here.
Here’s his video showing how he made this sensory board for his little girl.
Toddler Busy Sensory TABLE
My sister has twin boys that are toddlers. She and her husband decided to get this busy table for toddlers for them…and it sure was worth the money!
I bet the crafty parents could make something like this.
Sensory Board with Primary Colors
The primary colors painted on the background of this awesome busy board make it much more appealing to toddlers. This sensory board sure is a BUSY board… look at all the fun stuff!
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