Friday, September 20, 2013

Sensory Playdate - Bugs and Flowers

 
Sara and Lily Stepford came over for a play date today! We decided to do some sensory play together and I chose the theme of bugs (for my boy) and flowers (for the girly girl). Syrus (at just a little over 3 months) had fun, but Lily being a little older (9 months), really got into it!



 





Items used:

Various silk flowers
Rose petals
Ladybug robe
Straw flowers
Hungry Caterpillar toy
Butterfly net
Garden book
Butterfly rattle
Fowery silk scarf
Flower box
Ladybug costume
Dragonfly
Flower and bug jewlry
Ladybug umbrella
and Butterfly pasta (colored bow-tie pasta)




Lily decided to read us all the book


And I read it again to Syrus


Lily looked great in the ladybug costume


So we showered her in rose petals!


She was a Lily-bug!


Mommy caught the Lily-bug!


Then Lily caught Sy!


Then we caught a dragonfly


Sy enjoyed the flowers


So did Lily


And the two of them enjoyed the rose petals together


Then came the really fun part, the butterfly pasta!


We used gel food coloring to get the vibrant colors


Lily wasn't sure what to think at first, but then she got into it.


Syrus preferred to just dip his feet in


The kids seemed to have a very good time and so did we!








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