How to Color rice using Acrylic paint

Rice is a great sensory material for sensory bins and sensory play. With just a few materials and 20 minutes, you can go from plain rice to having colored rice using acrylic paint to playing! Playing with colored rice feels very different than playing with colored chickpeas or even beans, yet they absorb and reflect …

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Valentine’s Day sensory bin using Colored Rice

Looking to make an easy sensory bin to celebrate Valentine’s Day? Try this colored rice recipe using paint and play all month long. I love to add this to my IKEA sensory table and leave it there all month long for my toddler to enjoy. It is also a favorite sensory recipe in my sensory …

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The Best fall sensory bin ideas using Pumpkin Moon Sand

Celebrate fall by engaging the sense of smell with this fun cinnamon-scented Pumpkin Moon Sand recipe. This post will give you the recipe and how I made a fall sensory bin using pumpkin moon sand. It is edible safe and great for toddlers 1-year-old up to preschoolers and kindergarteners. Every year, I create a fall …

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70 Best Sensory Bin Fillers For Sensory Play

Get creative with your sensory bins by mixing up your sensory bin filler. Sensory bin fillers are the base element every sensory bin needs. You can make it edible and safe if your child is still putting things in his/her mouth or using things from around the house. Sensory Bin Fillers will allow your child …

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Christmas Tree Sensory Bin using Colored Rice

Christmas season is here and with that, we created this fun sensory bin using colored rice. follow this quick guide and recreate this fun sensory bun to work on fine motor skills for toddlers. Benefits of Rice for Sensory Bins Colored rice provides an opportunity for children to explore fine motor skills such as transferring …

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Ocean Sensory Bin using Colored Pasta

Ocean-sensory-bin using sea animals is one of our favorite activities to set up. Maybe because we live in Florida and love visiting the ocean. Even if you don’t live close to the ocean you can still celebrate sea life! Using colored pasta today as part of our blue week celebration, we are making a sea …

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Create a Sensory Bin Dinosaur theme using kinetic sand

Looking for a sensory bin for your toddler or preschooler? Make homemade kinetic sand or used store-bought and create this engaging sensory bin dinosaur-themed. Supplies Kinetic sand (Available in Amazon) or Kinetic Sand DIY recipe Sensory bin or container Plastic eggs Dinosaur figurines Optional: Sand mold – dinosaur bones (Amazon) How to set up a …

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5 Speckled Frogs Sensory Bin for Babies

This 5 speckled frog sensory bin is perfect for babies and toddlers who still put things in his/her mouth! This bin was such a success in sensory class las week that I have to share it with you! Learnings: Color green vocabulary “frog” “sticky” “more” Counting 1-5 Fine motor skills sensory exploration Supplies needed This …

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Colored Pasta Sensory Bin Idea to help build pre-writing skills

Make this pasta sensory bin idea from my sensory class and build pre-writing skills in toddlers. This sensory bin idea uses the colored pasta recipe, edible, safe “sand” recipe, and many bottles with water and food coloring for an awesome pretend kitchen taste-safe activity! The tools that we will use in this activity focus on …

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12 sensory bins for toddlers using pom poms

This month we decided to create sensory bins for toddlers challenge. The idea? Create as many sensory bins for toddlers using pom-poms as the main element. If you are tired of finding a ton of ideas that require a million supplies that you don’t have, then follow along. Buy a bag (are a few bags), …

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