Fingerplay, "Tommy Thumb" (free; from Kindergarten Nana)
This is such an awesome and easy no-cook recipe for super-soft play dough that smells like cotton candy. And it's taste-safe, too! Genius,
Playdough letter mazes! Clever ABC activity and fine motor game.
Ice Cream Shop Dramatic Play! How to set it up and embed learning opportunities. Perfect for preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten classrooms.
The list of what you can use is even longer... I have heard people of using cornmeal as sand for example.
How to Make Thinking Putty, The Best Stress Putty Recipe, perfect sensory play, therapy putty for special needs, autism, and working fine motor skills
Printable pretend checks. Great for life skills- even though credit cards are increasingly popular most people pay bills in check!
Free printable recycling game for kids. Just print the template, cut the tokens and play! Good for introducing the recycling basics and also as an Earth day activity for kids.
This Birthday Cake Batter Edible Play Dough smells good enough to eat! Awesome kids boredom buster: 3 simple ingredients, easy to make, & easy to clean up!