Space Small World Play

Let’s make a super fast space little world to play using several sensor-rich game materials in a small tray. Ideal for a rainy afternoon at home with a preschooler, a space-themed theme in class or an invitation after school to play!space little world to play

if you follow me on Instagram You will know that I regularly post really simple invitations to play ideas for my kids, often for a break after school. They are currently 4-10 years old and these ideas seem to appeal to everyone in the same way. which means they get screenless fun and soothing old-fashioned play after a busy day.

This three-dimensional little world play tray was one of these ideas, and when I have the opportunity, I’ll share another of our simplest ideas on the blog.

space little world to play

How to set up a game with a small universe:

Required materials:

rice colored black (follow my rice one step tutorial here how to do it!)


glittering gems

mini mirror disco ball (We happened to have it and it was a fun addition, but not essential!)

mini space figurines

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space little world to play

Watch a video with easy setup here:

Turn on the disco ball and PLAY, play, PLAY!

space little world to play

This is a great starter for imaginative gaming, storytelling and use with space-themed books!

Open the lid on the tub and take it out for another day of play or in case of emergency!A small world game with a space theme for children!

If you liked it space little world to play idea, then please share it with others and you can find me on Instagram for many others alike.

You will find a whole collection of simple sensory games in it SENSORY GAME and SMALL WORLD GAME archives.

You might like mine SPACE SLIME here also!

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