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Easter is fastly approaching and if you need something for the kids to do this Easter Sensory Bin is perfect. Easy set up that provides tons of imaginary and creative play.
What are sensory bins used for?
Sensory Bins allow children to play and learn using their senses. They explore, learn, create and imagine all while playing.
What types of ‘bins' can I use?
You can use anything from a shoebox to a plastic container for sensory play bins. I would suggest determining what you want in your bin before choosing what to use for your bin.
Is there such a thing as too many items in the sensory bin?
Yes! Too many items and the child could get overstimulated. I tend to go with a less is more approach but generally have a bucket of extra items in case they want to change something out or add/remove items. This also allows them to ‘design' their own bin.
Easter Sensory Bin Activity
Related: Easter Basket Weave Template
Place Easter eggs in the bin. You can use solid colors if you choose as well. I like the decorative ones.
Things kids can do with this sensory bin:
Kids can write or draw in the sand with straws or popsicle sticks.
They can also scoop the sand.
Kids can scoop sand into Easter Eggs or place pom poms in Easter eggs.
Kids can pour sand out of Easter eggs.
Kids can bury pom poms.