You don’t have to spend a lot to give your child the things necessary for this category. Here are some ideas:

SAND & WATER PLAY

Most items for sand and water play can be found in nature. Digging, burying, excavating in sand or dirt; + sink / float expriments in water are wonderful ways for your preschool child to discover the world around him.

A shallow tub or sink is all you need for water play, bubbles, and sink / float experiments

A shallow tub can be used for sand play as well, or you can invest in a larger sandbox

A raised sand or water table is handy and fun1

PLAY WITH PLIABLE MATERIALS

All-Natural Play Dough

Putty