Little ones learn about the world through their five senses. You can maximize all the brain-building that’s going on in that cute little noggin by making your own sensory toys. Here, you’ll find super easy DIY options, toys you can make and take with you when you’re out and about, and big inspiring sensory toys sure to be your kiddo’s favorite. And remember: always keep a close eye on your baby during any sensory exploration. Safety first!

Frog-Tastic Fun

Plain Vanilla Mom's DIY Sensory Bag creates an enchanting, squishable toy perfect for little ones. Combine hair gel, plastic frogs, duct tape, and hair gel for this simple sensory toy.

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What’s your baby’s favorite sensory toy? Tell us in a Comment.

–Oz Spies