There’s nothing better than quick and easy sand foam sensory play ! My favorite activities are ones I can create with what I already have in the house. This super simple sensory play only uses two easy ingredients, shaving cream and sand! It’s a fun sensory recipe from our 12 Awesome Sensory Recipes collection.
SAND FOAM SENSORY PLAY FOR KIDS
EASY 2 INGREDIENT SAND SENSORY PLAY RECIPE
I always keep a can of cheap foaming shaving cream in my activity closet for quick messy sensory play! Regular old sand box sand is perfect or like us, if you brought back sand from the beach, use it! Make sure to check out Ultimate Sensory Play Guide too.
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SAND FOAM INGREDIENTS AND RECIPE
shovel or mixing spoon
Fill a bucket or bowl or bin with sand and add a generous amount of shaving cream to it! Mix until light and fluffy and whipped like foam. You can tweak the amount of shaving cream needed by the consistency you like and how much sand you use! Want to change it? Simply add more of one and mix again!
The Sand Foam Sensory Play Experience
Sand takes on a whole new form when mixed with shaving cream. The texture is very cool! Light and airy like whipped cream! No tasting!
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For us, sand and shaving cream foam sensory play is best enjoyed with trucks!
A small bowl of sand foam makes for very generous piles to move with front loaders.
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If your child dislikes getting hands messy (as does mine) provide him with spoons, trucks and other tools to help minimize mess and increase enjoyment for everyone. I did get my hands messy to help make big piles or smooth out roads and that when the pictures ended! Enjoy your quick and easy sand foam! 12 Sensory play Recipes at your fingertips!
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