fairy garden sensory table


mymy loves fairies. i’ve been making these little fairies and bendy dolls for almost a year. i’ve also started making little accessories for them. she hadn’t touched the previous sensory table in a few days so i knew it was time to change it up. she also hadn’t been playing with the fairies as much as before so i decided to use them in the sensory table to see if it would re-spark her interest. i find if mymy’s getting bored with things i just have to change the way things are displayed and she starts playing with them again, or playing with them in new ways.

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DIY sensory table

i’ve always wanted to have a cool sensory table for mymy. something more than just a plastic bin on the floor. something higher up that she can stand and play at. our glass top coffee table (that opens up so you can display items in it) was the perfect solution. i just removed the glass and voila! i’m sure if you keep your eyes open you could find one at a thrift store or garage sale. i would think that there are also some that have missing glass pieces just begging to have a new life. gotta love re-purposing items!

DIY sensory table   DIY sensory table

^ here we used some dry beans, lentils, and rice with her Playmobil farm and beside that with her Schleich animals.

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