Himig’s Sensory Table ExperienceHimigsplayandlearn, Nanayhood, Teaching/April 22, 2016
How’s your summer so far? Himig and I are enjoying our time together for 3 weeks now. 3 more weeks before I officially go back to work again so I’m making sure we spend meaningful time together. I guess that is always every working mom’s dilemma. The feeling of guilt that we never get to spend enough time with our babies. Time is always of the essence. As Himig grows up, I learned that she enjoys the toys not because they are new or expensive. She enjoys them because we play with them together. So here I am, scouting for more learning and play activities for us to enjoy.
She’s 2. A terrific two, who loves to explore and use her senses. Therefore, sensory bins are perfect!
I looked for an affordable sensory table for her. The cheapest I found is around 2000php. Thinking she’ll just outgrow it, I searched for DIY solutions. The costing of wooden ones are around 1500-1800, close enough for the store bought one. Till I found out PVC pipes can act as stand too. YEY!
So after a couple of measurements, here’s our DIY sensory table, after spray painting.
Total cost: 400++ 🙂
I added plastic letters and invited “Peppa and George” for some rainbow bath time.
We invited each letter as we played
See that smile? Weee! My Teacher-Nanay hear is so happy 🙂