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Train Sensory Play

We have dedicated the month of July to train play! You have shared some fantastic ideas to share on this post! Thank you to everyone that took part by tagging their Instagram posts using #osk_trains

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mark making

Driving trains through white paint on black paper is a great mark making activity for early writers. 

@oursensorykids

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Name writing

What could be more motivating that spelling out your favourite characters names from Thomas the Tank Engine!? A wonderful cutlery tray invitation!

@mysensoryseekers

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Felt Puzzle

Create your own felt puzzle to piece together!

@cardboardschoolhouse

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Stained Glass

Use cut out laminated card and tissue paper to create your own stained glass train! Great on light boxes or on windows!

@oursensorykids

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Colour matching

Using Grimms Rainbow colours to match to your trains is a wonderful way of exploring tones and shades of the spectrum.

@abaysidecottage

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Small World

Check out this cutest train track small world. The variety of textures will make for wonderful sounds and smells as you play too!

@hummingbirdsatplay

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Duplo Bridges

Why not develop little engineers by setting up this invitation to build a bridge?

@mumtomessyboys

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Box Tunnel

 

Why not use a cardboard box to create your small world!? I love how this clever Mama has cut out spaces for the train track in the sides of the box! What an awesome tunnel!

@themakermum

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Train Track Dominoes

Set off your lined up dominoes using your train and track!

@acraftedchildhood

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Cutlery Train

This mini cutlery tray train world is a great way to spark little ones imaginations to play.

@mama.smith.to2

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Name Recognition

This is a very motivating way to support your little ones to spell their name!

@theconstantdaydreamer

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SensoryStory

This sensory story tuff tray set up for The Train Ride is so beautifully put together! Retell the story using the props and sensory toys to check your little one's understanding.

@hollysensoryplay

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Track Pictures

Get mega creative and create your own train track pictures! Check out this monkey!

@create.bake.play

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Winter Wonderland

Add a frosty look to your train play by sprinkling flour over your set up.

@play.and.dream

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Colour Mixing

Explore mixing primary colours using your train! Watch the two colours blend together as you drive your train through the paint!

@letsplaymama

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OutdoorPlay

Why not set up your train tracks outside under the shade of a tree?

@oursensorykids

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Train Shop

How adorable is this cardboard Train Shop? Practise using money to buy items in your shop. A great way to engage children in real life maths and communication!

@theconstantdaydreamer