Outer Space Sensory Bin Idea

This month we are working on Outer Space in our Mother Goose Time curriculum, we put together one of our old outer space sensory bins that I have already shared previously on the blog this month. We also put together another sensory bin for the kids they have really enjoyed. What's Inside the Space Bin? Water Beads Black Space Sand Water Outer Space TOOB We have used this bin in a couple different ways the first couple days we had water in the bin and used it as a water sensory … [Read more...]

3 Valentine Day Sensory Bin Ideas

Sensory Bins are used regularly in our house. Not only do we have fun learning using them but 1 of the ways to get Ethan calmed down is tactile activities, sensory bin being one of them. For Valentine Day we made a few different sensory bins for the boys to explore. We have made MANY different sensory bins for the boys, you can head over to our sensory bin page to check out all of them including some more Valentine day ideas ones. Some times we just reuse Valentine Day Water Bead Sensory … [Read more...]

Flubber Recipe

Over the years we have made many different sensory bins for the kids. We have made flubber for the kids to play with inside of their sensory bins and it is always a favorite. When stored in a Mason jar in between uses it can last for about 3 weeks, so you can get quite a bit of play out of a batch. Sometimes we have added glitter, I have also seen people use clear glue for a very interesting and fun looking flubber. Change it up and have fun with it, your kids will love it. How To Make … [Read more...]

Construction Sensory Bin

This is a sensory bin that I made for the boys a while ago but never got around to sharing. So I finally decided to get the post finished and share it with you all. This is a very simple sensory bin that of course my boys loved, because what boy doesn't love playing in a construction sensory bin ;-) I could see girls loving it to though! We used our DIY Sensory Table to play with our sensory bins this time. I also do not have pictures of the kids playing in the bin, so you only get pictures of … [Read more...]

St. Patricks Day Sensory Bin

** This post contains Amazon Affiliate Links, thank you for supporting us!** Since Ethan still continues to love sensory bins, I continue to make them for him they are 1 thing that will calm him and help him focus better. I shared 1 of our other St. Patricks Day sensory bins not long ago. For this bin I just used water and water beads, but added a few extra St. Patrick's Day goodies as well. The nice thing about water beads is that when you are done using them you can strain out the broken … [Read more...]

St. Patricks Day Sensory Bin

We have put together another fun St. Patricks Day Sensory bin for the kids to play in. Sensory Bins are something my 2 younger boys and even sometimes the older kids enjoy playing in, we add in learning aspects to our bins, and the kids work on misc fine motor skills while playing. Some bins are messier then others but most of our bins are easily cleaned up so the boys who made the mess can help clean in up! What's Inside The Bin:  For our filler we used our Rainbow Rice Mini … [Read more...]

Christmas Sensory Bin

I love putting together sensory bins for the kids. This is one that I put together last Christmas for the kids during a period of time when I was pretty sick. I gave the kids something to keep them busy and let me rest on the couch and try to feel better. Because I was sick I didn't end up getting this bin posted last year, so here it is now! Whats Inside: Slippery Spheres (water beads) Grow your own christmas sponges I found at the Dollar Store Water Cups This is what the bin … [Read more...]

Halloween Sensory Bin ~ DIY Moon Sand

Sensory bins is something the younger boys and the bigger boys love using. So I decided to make a halloween sensory bin using DIY Moon Sand. We have tried to make "cloud dough" before using flour and baby oil which worked, but made a very big mess!! So this time I decided to add sand to it hoping it would be less messy. I was right, and we will be using this recipe in the future for other batches of Moon Sand. I will give you the measurements we used to make our Halloween Sensory bin with DIY … [Read more...]

Over 50 Sensory Bin Ideas

We have created and used MANY different sensory bins the last few years. Now we usually just use the same type of sensory bin but maybe change it up a little with different fillers or a few new things inside them. It keeps the little ones very happy, teaches them great fine motor skills, and are used very regularly. My wonderful hubby made us 2 different DIY sensory tables which are what we use most of the time now when we make them. 1. Bird Seed Sensory Bin with scoops and … [Read more...]

Summer Sensory Bin

Last summer we enjoyed playing in our colored ice summer sensory bin so much during hot days since then the little boys love it when we make our fun summer sensory bin to play in and stay cool. We also love excavating toys from ice as well to stay cool. Both ideas are super easy, practically cost nothing and keep the kids busy for quite a while! To make your own colored ice cubes, all you do is add food coloring to water and them pour different colors into all the ice cube trays we have. … [Read more...]