Introduce the sounds, smells and tastes of fall with an easy DIY sensory activity with items found around the house. From apple-scented cloud dough to slimy spaghetti, click through our album for 11 projects that bring big thrills.

Edible Eyeballs

Squishy, slimy eyeballs are fun to poke and smash on Halloween or any other autumn day. They’re made from gelatin, food coloring, raisins and cooking oil, so if baby takes a nibble, they’re edible and don’t pose a choking hazard. Head to Fun At Home With Kids for instructions on how to make them.


We at Red Tricycle encourage learning. That being said, please do not leave babies unattended during play. All these activities should be experienced with parental supervision.

What is your favorite thing to do in fall? Share with us in the comments!

— Gabby Cullen


Autumn sensory activities