Sensory Tactile Activities –
Tactile activities can be an important part of sensory diet or fine motor skill building program. Tactile activities are very helpful in problems like hand and finger awareness, attention, and fine motor planning.
Tactile activities includes –
Brushing – Brushing on body parts like hand or legs with crayons or chalk and then erasing with various textures.
Massage – body massage with lotions.
Tactile box – which may include cornmeal, oatmeal, water, sand, different types of textured items etc.
Treasure Hunt – hide small objects in play Doh or to tactile box to find with fingers.
Painting- outdoor with water, paint roller in bathtub, soap crayons.
Shaving Cream – to draw or blow
Tactile box to collect small items and different textures to match and sort.
Face and body paints, temporary tattoos or stickers.
Blindfold games- pin the tail on the donkey.