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Using Story Baskets for Sensory Play

It’s easy to make your own story telling baskets at home. It’s never too early to read to your little one and cultivating a love of reading is one of the best gifts you can give your child. Why not make reading even more fun by using story baskets of props and engaging your child’s senses?! How to Make a Story Basket  Pick a story that you think your child will enjoy. It can be a picture book, story book, fairy tale, song or poem. You don’t have to have an actual book, as long as you know what happens so you can tell your child. Use toys and props that you already have in and around the house. Use your imagination: stones and twigs can represent different landscapes, pieces of fabric can be used as the sea or a river, soft animals can be characters and small toys or…