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 Flubber Continue Reading...

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 Continue Reading...

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 ones and let them dry Continue Reading...

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 St. Patrick’s Day mugs (perfect size for Continue Reading...

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 looked like soon after adding Continue Reading...

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 Moon Sand. Continue Reading...

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 bowls. 2. Give finger nail brushes to wash your Continue Reading...

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. Because of all the Continue Reading...

Easter Sensory Bin

With Easter just around the corner I decided to put together an Easter Sensory Bin for the kids to play in, as usual we add lots of learning to our fun! All of the items found inside this sensory bin were purchased from Oriental Trading Company. Whats Inside The Sensory Bin? Mini Faith Erasers Colored He Lives Coins Golden bible verse coins Foam egg beads Mini Chicks Easter Eggs Faith Erasers ~ A few packs of these were put into the sensory bin. He Lives coins ~ We talked about the fact that there are 3 crosses on one of Continue Reading...

Rainbow Sensory Bin

The kids had tons of fun using our Green Goo sensory bin for the last few weeks, I decided to make another fun St. Patrick’s Day Sensory Bin for the kids when I was dying rice for Ethan’s shamrock. We dyed rice the colors of the rainbow for his shamrock, and also learned the colors of the rainbow. Whats Inside The Rainbow Sensory Bin? Rainbow colored rice Lucky Green coins. A cute little chest I picked up at the thrift store a while back for $.10, this was one of the favorite things to play with in the bin. Our Continue Reading...

Green Goo Sensory Bin

With St. Patrick’s Day getting close I thought it would be fun to made some green goo to put in our sensory bin. I originally found this recipe but have made a bigger batch and also changed it around a little bit because we didn’t have clear glue. I do have a couple bits of advice for making and using the goo. The green good gets stuck into carpet very easy, and will then dye your carpet the color of the goo, we chose to use the bin over some of our hard wood floor. I would suggest using it Continue Reading...

Christmas Cutting Strips

I have been dealing with lots of health issues with myself lately. Trying to find the right meds to get my rheumatoid arthritis under control has been and still is a long process. My rheumatologist is located 2 1/2 hours away and even longer is we come up against traffic jams, construction, or bad weather. We have decided that even though Serena is old enough to watch all the kids on her own, it is easier to bring Ethan with us so that she is just in charge of 1 of the little boys for what usually ends up lasting Continue Reading...