Friday, October 3, 2014

(Nearly) Free Sensory Play Saturday

As you may know from my recent (Nearly) Free Sensory Saturday posts, I love shopping at the Dollar Tree for treatment ideas. Here's another great sensory idea with materials from Dollar Tree.


This stuff is great and only $1. Kids find it weird and interesting at the same time. It's sticky but doesn't leave a residue, and can be molded into anything, just like playdough. It's great to see how kids react to it sticking to their hands and clothes, among others.


Cost: $1

Skills Addressed:

  • Sensory Integration
  • Frustration Tolerance
  • Inhibition (I can't even tell you how many kids try eating this!)
  • Fine and visual motor skills including pinch, design copy, bilateral use of hands for rolling snakes and balls

Note: As I mentioned above, kids try to eat this ALL THE TIME! Watch to make sure your child/student is not eating the Gazz-It. Also, this material does become super sticky on sweaty hands.

Go out, raid your dollar tree and start your (play) therapy sessions!


Shelly's ridiculously long week made her forget it was the weekend!

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