SENSE-a-tional Play Sets Giveaway! Join Us, Don’t Shy!

As promised in my prelude post describing on what is Sensory Play , here’s our Surprises specially created from the hearts! It’s my pleasure to have Valerie from Home on the Stone to co-host this special giveaway.  This giveaway is NOT sponsored. The sets have been mixed and matched by Valerie and myself. It is to THANK YOU readers for supporting our blogging journey! As we have been blessed so much in our sensory play efforts, we would like to bless you all and enrich your kids’ experience! If you’re clueless on how to start, this giveaway will be great for your start up for your June Holidays.  : )

In this post, we have included relevant blogs from both international and local examples to inspire and motivate you! First, Let me introduce our Gift Sets to you.

SET 1:  Includes Sensory Play Set A, A1 and Sock Puppet Craft Box

The photo is an example of how you can set up your sensory play. You need not include all materials at one go. This basket is my ‘hard’ texture Play Set. You can teach aplenty over here. For instance, you can categorise under natural materials (Seashells, stones, items of wood) and bring their attention to the difference between the colours of nature vs colours of the felt cloth, plastic tong and plastic toy vehicle. You can also use the shells and stones to teach numbers by writing on them or pasting stickers on them.

This is in contrast with the Sensory Set A1 which consist of all things Soft.

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The below is a combination of Set A and A1. You can set up the ‘hard’ items first and do the soft’ set up on another day and mix and match them up in any way you want.

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SET 2:  Includes Sensory Garden and Salt Set

This is an example of a themed sensory bin. A mixture of lentils, green beans, soya beans, and black beans make up the base material, providing a lovely sensory experience and practice for transferring skills. The flowers and leaves can be snipped off from the stalk and your child can have fun “planting” them in her garden. The colourful array of spades and scoops is perfect for digging and shovelling. And the plastic vegetables can be used to instil an appreciation about where vegetables come from (they don’t just magically appear on the dinner table!).

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For the next set, we provide salts of a whopping nine different colours! There are so many ways to play with this. Just running your hands through the salt is an amazing feeling. Your child can play around with the various colours – combine them, sort them into different mounds – or make salt castles or shapes with the moulds provided. It can also be used to make colourd salt bottles as a gift or a pretty display, like this example from Ingspirations. 

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SET 3 : Includes Sensory Set B and Water Jelly Set

This is a Wet Set. It consists of a clear container, measuring cup, recycled cleaned bottle and caps and shaving foam to play with the packet of corn flour. Check out my foam dough and water with corn flour play for ideas on how to play. You can also simply use water to play and measure water levels.

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The water jelly set contains an ice cube tray and jelly powder for making ice and jelly. To up the fun quotient, add food colouring and glitter to your ice. All the jelly-squishing that goes on during this sensory play session is great training of motor skills. Measuring cups and spoons can be used to teach about size, weight, and quantity. Provide two or more containers for scooping back and forth. Blow up the balloons and fill them with water for a bouncy balloons party! This is also a great opportunity to see the science of ice melting in action!

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SET 4 : Includes Sensory Clay Set

This is catered specially for the Primary levels. This includes 2 packets of white and terracotta clay packs. It is a favourite as this brand beats many clay products in it’s smooth and quality texture. After moulding, the clay can be air dried naturally. I have included magnets so that you can make clay magnets if you wish. Click clay making for details of how my kids create clay works. The white bottle is PVA glue to secure the magnets onto the clay.

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A note on clay making. The 2 sticks that you see are Not chopsticks. They are ‘bars’ for you to place your clay in between as shown in the photo top right hand corner. These bars will determine the thickness of your clay pieces as you roll it under the pin roller. Cut a small block with the aid of your metal or plastic ruler and then place that slab for rolling flat. The beads and sequins can be embedded into the clay as decoration.

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Here’s the list of examples from

Sense-a-tional Singapore Mums

If we can do these, So CAN YOU! I gathered these mums to share how we played with our kids suited to our local context and culture. Come, join us and win yourself a play set to start your sensational play! : )

 1. Sensory Play

2. Clay Sensory Creations

3. Sensory Crafts

Our International Inspiration

Our overseas mums have been the experts in Sensory Play. We can get ideas and just adapt them to our own context within our limits. Be inspired! : )

1. Sensory Play

2. Sensory Crafts

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Notice for the Giveaway participants: 

  1. For Singapore Residents Only.
  2. Giveaway ends  24th May 2015 midnight.
  3. Winners will be announced on the blogs and Facebook Pages.
  4. Winners must respond within 24hrs, otherwise the gift will be given to another new winner.
  5. A suitable delivery arrangement will be co-ordinated between winners and bloggers via e-mails.

Click on the Red label Rafflecopter Giveaway below to participate.

*Remember to indicate your preference for Set 1 or 2 or 3 or 4 in my Blog or your Facebook comments.

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Thank You for sharing our journey, may you have a SENSE-a-tional Playtime!

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*THE GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED*

Thank You for the hearty support!

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31 thoughts on “SENSE-a-tional Play Sets Giveaway! Join Us, Don’t Shy!

  1. Hi there! Always a joy reading all the interesting stories and play ideas you have. Such an inspiration!
    Interested in Set 2 to play with my son as lately he has been talking so much abt his sch mini garden and how he has been diligently watering the plants! He wld be thrilled to have this! 🙂

  2. Oh so lovely! Thank you for taking the time to compile all the links and ideas, the ideas and the sets are so inspiring! I had a hard time choosing, but I would love to win Set 2 (or Set 1) for the kids. They are 6, 3.5 and 1!
    My email: makingmum@gmail.com

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