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DIY Home Sensory Activity: Sponge Printing

Updated: Aug 24, 2021


Prep time: 2 minutes

Difficulty: Easy Peasy

Estimated Cost: 20 AED

Mess level:

Age: 2 plus

What you need

  • Sponges

  • Paint

  • Paper

  • Scissors


Either keep the shapes of the sponges as they are or cut shapes out of them.

Dip them in paint, or water colors, and print onto paper.

Top Tip:

  • Add a peg to the sponge so little ones can grab and stamp easier

  • Tie an elastic band around the middle of


  • Self-expression with paint

  • Eye and hand coordination

  • Fine motor development

  • Experimenting and exploring with a new paint tool

  • Sense of achievement and pride

  • Colour recognition

  • Sensory experience of exploring paint and paint filled sponges.

Ideas of what to print:

  • Cut out different shapes

  • Make a garden with flowers and leaves

  • Make a rainbow

  • Create different patterns and prints


I have a large selection of stamps you can buy on Mumz and Munchkinz if you dont have time to DIY

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