Kinetic Sand

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We have had a new sensory activity this week…kinetic sand!

Kinetic sand feels a little like wet sand or sand foam but is more mouldable like play dough.

You might have seen that you can buy kinetic sand but we had a go at making our own.

We mixed 3 cups of sand with 1 cup of cornflour. Then we added a cup of water with 2 tablespoons of washing up liquid.

Through the week we changed the resources we used with the kinetic sand.

First we added rolling pins and tools for writing.

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Next we added buckets and spades for making sand castles.

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Then we added small cubes, tweezers and bowls for counting.

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The children had lots of fun in the kinetic sand.

We wrote letters and numbers, built castles, talked about how it felt and counted out objects.

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