This soothing project can start with a gentle walk in an outdoor space to collect blossoms and petals.
Next, add these to a dish of water to make a floating flower bath, which can also be modified with additional scents to make it more sensory.
This guide is part of our Sense Arts, Sport & Wellbeing programme. This activity can be done at a time that suits you, either in your own space or in an educational setting.
Who is this for?
This is a crafting activity for people who are deafblind or have complex disabilities.
Why does this make a difference?
This is a soothing, sensory activity that helps people learn by using their senses to connect with their surroundings, exploring touch and different textures while supporting independent choice.
How to do this activity
What you’ll need
- A tub or large bowl filled with water
- A selection of flowers, petals and leaves.
- Try adding a few drops of essential oils to the water to increase the sensory aspect of smell, especially if the flowers are very fragrant.