Inside: This is our favorite collection of fall sensory bins for toddlers and preschoolers. Lots of hands-on fun!
After teaching for as long as I have (almost 2 decades as I write this), I’ve done a lot of observing toddlers and preschoolers at the sensory bin. No matter how we set that bin up, no matter how many hours we’ve thought of ways to add on to it, no matter all the little details we are so excited to add, there is one must.
There must be tools and materials that allow scooping and pouring.
That is what they love most about the sensory bin.
And so, I’m going to share our favorite fall sensory bins toddlers and preschoolers love.
That all involve scooping and pouring.
That work perfectly with your fall theme.
Fall Sensory Bins Toddlers and Preschoolers Love
Our favorites, in no particular order.
1. Quick and Easy Fall Sensory Bin
Once you add the dyed rice, fill the bin with whatever fall materials you have!
2. Apple Literacy Sensory Bin
Add some alphabet pebbles to your apple sensory bin for some letter recognition.
3. Fun Fall Farm Sensory Bin
Have fun scooping and pouring corn kernels while also playing with the farm animals.
4. Fall Pom Poms and Leaves Sensory Bin
Sort fall colored pom poms and scoop them into the matching-colored containers!
5. Apple Cinnamon Sensory Bin
This fragrant sensory bin can be adapted for toddlers and preschoolers!
LINK: Fall Apple Sensory Bin
6. Sunflower Sensory Bin
In early fall, while sunflowers are being harvested, invite your toddlers and preschoolers to have fun with this sensory bin.
7. Halloween Sensory Play
Pumpkins and orange tea lights are part of this fun Halloween sensory bin.
8. Hands-On Spider Sensory Bin
This spider sensory bin is a great way to work on fine motor skills while dropping spiders down the water spout.
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