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DIY Home Sensory Activity: Cloud hide and Seek

Updated: Aug 24, 2021


Prep time: 2 minutes

Difficulty: Easy Peasy

Estimated Cost: 20 AED

Mess level: Low

What you need:

  • Container

  • Cotton wall balls

  • A variety of house hold objects/toys


Once your child is sitting up on their own, reaching and grabbing for toys, you can try this cotton ball toddler fine motor activity. It’s so simple! Find a big box, fill with cotton wall balls and hid the objects with in.


Great for DIY activities when you little one gets older like sticking on paper to create different animals and shapes.


A versatile and hands-on fine motor and sensory activity. No mess, easy to create, low cost and can be repeated over and over again.

Ways to adapt:

  • Perfect to add to a sensory basket/tray

  • Mix up the items they need to find

  • Add spoons and then tweezer to extra the items you have hidden

  • Add pots to transfer

  • Buy colored balls so they can color sort

  • After using you can paint and or then use them as stamps

  • After painting, you can bake in the over (around 45 minutes) so they go hard - here you have a totally new sensory activity.

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