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Sensory Baby Book
by Kate Clark
I don't know a baby who doesn't enjoy a touch and feel book, even toddlers seem to be drawn to them and what a special keepsake for a baby to have forever. Homemade books are common in Montessori schools and Tara and i made this one for the new arrival that we wanted to share...
Each page has a familiar face on it and with the use of puffy pens some words that can be felt for a tactile experience.
The pages are made with foam for a soft touch book.
Photos were laminated before placing on so they last the dribble and pulling hands of a teething bub.
Our "squishy" is made with the slime featured in my Halloween Glow Goo blog but this batch was red for a good visual.
Even daddy got a mention!
Used a scourer for spiky.
Don't forget to add your family pets, they are always the favourites.
Rough sandpaper. Simple wording for a toddler to be able to read to a sibling and so special this book can be kept forever.
Kate Clark worked as a nanny for 7 years before becoming a mother. Her home learning methods are child- led and include Montessori principles. They are hands-on educators and choose to use our natural surroundings to enhance learning. Her blog is called What Do You Do All Day?
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