Sensory Table Mojo – Part 1


I love love love putting weird and wonderful things in my sensory table.  This is an old farm milk strainer.   I set it in the wire holder of an antique apple strainer.   It worked perfectly.

It is magic. . .


This was just a little sensory table that created big interest.

Scooping, pouring and watching the rice fall to the ground. . . .


Gravity creates the best fun.


Interestingly, I do not employ any sort of center control.  I allow as many as wish to be in the center.

I welcome the opportunity to work out any issues.

I have found using real, re-purposed objects creates the most interest in a sensory table.

I found the milk strainer in an antique mall.  The best stuff can be found in antique malls and thrift stores!


There it is!  Tucked on the bottom shelf of an antique store.   Perfect!

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  1. Alison says:

    Having taken part in your summer institute it’s strange reading your blog because I can almost hear your voice as I read! I don’t have numbers restricting access to my areas or opportunities either. I agree with welcoming the discussion ‘is it safe, is everyone happy, can everyone do what they are trying to’ and we go from there. Glad I’m not the only one searching the bottom shelves to see what I can use in class 🙂


  1. Sensory Table Mojo – Part 1

    I love love love putting weird and wonderful things in my sensory table. This is an old farm milk strainer.

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