Sensory Friendly Valentines Day Favors

As Valentines Day gets closer and closer, you might be looking for some treats you can share that are non-candy and also beneficial for sensory input. I am excited about this awesome list of sensory friendly Valentines Day favors. They go perfectly with some of the sensory friendly non-candy Valentines we have been making lately as well!

45 Sensory Friendly Valentines Day Treats

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What are Sensory Friendly Valentines Day Favors?

The term sensory friendly is starting to take off. It is not as unheard of in the years past, but what does it really mean? Is it reserved for students or children with sensory needs and disorders or can it relate to everyone?

I am here to tell you… sensory friendly relates to everyone, children and adults alike. In fact, all of us have more than 5 senses and we use them every day of our lives. When I talk about sensory friendly toys or treats I want you to picture an item that can either give a child specific sensory input in a particular area, or they take into consideration the fact that some children are sensitive to a variety of scents, textures, and visual stimuli.

These sensory friendly Valentines Day treats encourage hands on play, while providing children with a tool that can be used in the future for sensory regulation or calming. I have chosen to focus on non-candy treats, as many parents of children with sensory differences or disorders try to avoid as much artificial sugar and dyes as possible. These items range in price from less than a dollar a piece to a few dollars each. I tried to include items for many of the senses that could be for one child or a class of 35. I hope you enjoy this list as much as I do.

Over 45 Super Simple Sensory Friendly Valentines Day Favors

Sensory Friendly Valentines Day Favors for the Visual System

Maze hearts
Finger Lights
Maze Heart Necklaces
Heart Shaped Sunglasses 
Glow Sticks
Mini Flashlights 
Mini Kaliadascopes
Holographic Glasses
Light Up Heart Necklaces 
Glowing Jelly Rings

Sensory Friendly Valentines Day Favors for the Tactile and Proprioceptive Systems

Porcupine Balls 
Puffer Balls
Orbit Mini Balls 
Mesh Squishy Balls 
Boinks Finger Fidgets 
Finger Fidget Squishers 
Tangle Fidgets
Wacky Tracks
Wood Fidgets
Textured Tangles
Stress Balls
Chinese Jump Ropes
Jump Ropes 

Sensory Friendly Valentines Day Favors for the Tactile Seekers

Play doh
Dogo Putty
Putty Filled Spin Tops
Play Foam 
Wiki Sticks
Silly Putty 
Mini Tubs of Modeling Clay
Play Sand 
Moving Sand
Squiggle Pens

Sensory Friendly Valentines Day Favors for the Olfactory System

Scratch and Sniff Stickers
Valentines Day Bath Bombs
Homemade Lavender Sugar Scrub
Homemade Lemon Sugar Scrub
Scented Playdough in Small Jars

Sensory Friendly Valentines Day Favors for the Auditory and Gustitory System

Valentine’s Day Whistles
Wooden Painted Trumpets
Siren Whistles
Valentine’s Day Kazoos
Chewable Jewelry 

Do you have a go to Sensory Friendly Valentines Day Favor or Treat? I can’t wait to hear more about it! Connect with me on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, Instagram or subscribe by email. I can’t wait to hear your ideas.

Sensory Friendly Valentines Day Treats

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