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Paw Patrol sensory play

Paw Patrol sensory play

Yesterday I noticed the children were getting a little bored and beginning to bicker. As a parent I know how important it is to let your children be bored. It’s good for thing and often they will think of something to do which is much better than I ever come up with. So I thought I would help them out a little by getting out the tuff spot.

Paw Patrol sensory play

The tuff spot is one of the best value things we have ever purchased. It’s great outdoors but we’ve brought it in a few times if the weather is bad. I thought I would place it outside in the garden along with their Paw Patrol toys, some stones and a box of cereal. Bear with me! A tuff spot is perfect for sensory play and I knew they would have fun making up some adventures with their very own Adventure Bay.

I helped them place the stones in the tuff spot, along with some of their Paw Patrol toys. Just in case you don’t know, Paw Patrol is a kids tv programme with six heroic puppies: Chase, Marshall, Rocky, Zuma, Rubble and Skye, who are led by a tech-savvy 10-year-old boy named Ryder. Then I poured some of the cereal into a container. This is what it looked like.

Paw Patrol sensory play

You can probably imagine what it looked like a few minutes later. They added the cereal, then some leaves from the garden, and even some sand and smaller stones. It all got a bit messy but it didn’t matter because a) they were outside and b) they were having a great time.

Paw Patrol sensory play

They really wanted to add water and I felt bad saying no, maybe another day! All the different textures were great for playing with and the Paw Patrol characters were perfect for moving the stones and other materials which really let the children explore how heavy they were, how they felt and how they could move them around.

I helped them place the stones in the tuff spot, along with some of their Paw Patrol toys. Then poured some of the cereal into a container. This is what it looked like.

A tuff spot is also great for open ended play. Both my children love making videos so I gave them my iPhone to record a little video whilst they played. This kept them occupied for a good hour and is definitely something we will do again soon.

Paw Patrol sensory bin for kids


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    April 23, 2017 at 12:49 pm

    It looks like they had a lot of fun. I would’ve loved a tuff spot when I was a kid (playing with toy farm animals in the mud stopped being fun after my pet rabbit was buried in that mud) and I imagine it makes cleaning up afterwards easier.

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    Lauretta @ Home and Horizon
    April 23, 2017 at 12:51 pm

    Love that your kids got inventive & used cereal as sensory play – I wouldn’t have even thought to do that!

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    April 23, 2017 at 5:30 pm

    Aww, your kids look like they are having so much fun! I haven’t got a clue what Paw Patrol is though – I may have to get my nephew to educate me haha x

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    April 23, 2017 at 6:49 pm

    Looks like a great time and so much fun. Sensory play is great and the use of cereal is so cool!

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    Ickle Pickle
    April 23, 2017 at 7:41 pm

    Pickle just loves Paw Patrol and would love this! I need a tuff spot I think! Kaz x

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    Sarah Bailey
    April 23, 2017 at 9:20 pm

    What a fun looking table you have set up to play! Paw Patrol seems to be huge at the moment and love how you have made it into sensory play.

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    Rosana @ Hot&CHilli Food and Travel Blog
    April 23, 2017 at 10:50 pm

    The kids look like they are having so much fun. I just might get some for my godson R

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    Chloe Ciliberto
    May 16, 2017 at 8:21 am

    Where did you get the little Paw Patrol figures from. I definitely need some of these for my little girl. What a great idea!!! xx

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