DIY Stress Ball

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Objective:
Creating simple sensory activities to explore water beads and calm emotions
Skill Development:  Sensory
Age Range:  Preschool
Messiness:  Medium

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Step 1:

Allow the water beads to soak up the necessary amount of water.  If you purchase Orbeez, they are already in full form and do not need additional water.

We have had our sensory tub of water beads out for days and wanted to try something new.

We have had our sensory tub of water beads out for days and wanted to try something new - bring on the balloons! Simple and fun activity your children can do. DIY Stress Ball using water beads / Orbeez

Step 2:

Pour the water beads into a plastic water bottle.

These are great steps for your child to do. Allowing them to be a part of the action increases their confidence as well as their fine motor skills.

We have had our sensory tub of water beads out for days and wanted to try something new - bring on the balloons! Simple and fun activity your children can do. DIY Stress Ball using water beads / Orbeez

Step 3:

Blow up the balloon and attach the end to the water bottle.

Step 4:

Turn the water bottle upside down and allow your child to squeeze the water beads into the balloon.

Step 5:

Tie the ballon closed and allow your child to squish it all around.

 

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