Monday, August 23, 2021

Back to School Sensory Bins for Kids

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Looking for back to school sensory bins? Your toddler or preschooler are going to love these ideas!

It's that time of year again...It's time to get ready for school!

Now, some kids might be really excited to go back to school. Others, though, might feel nervous because it's something new and different. Maybe their school anxiety even starts to kick in.

So it's possible that your kid might need something fun to get them excited or even something calming to help them process their feelings and worries. And that's where these back to school sensory bins come in. They can help with that transition.

Back to school sensory bins for toddlers and preschool kids

Fun Back to School Sensory Bins for Kids

1. Back to School Sensory Maze Activity from Lalymom (pictured) - This idea is really cute! Basically you have to help get the school bus from your house to the school. It's great for working on fine motor skills too.

2. Back to School Sensory Tub from Counting Coconuts (pictured) - This sensory tub starts with a base of shredded paper. But I know the numbers, ruler, and letter tiles would entice any hyperlexic child to play.

3. Magnetic Back to School Sensory Bin from Busy Bebes - This sensory activity uses magnetic letters. That means it's a great idea to try with your hyperlexic kid. after all, magnet letters are one of their favorite toys to play with.

4. School Sensory Bin with Painted Rocks from Views from a Step Stool (pictured) - I think this sensory bin is adorable! It has cute little peg people, painted rocks, and wood slices with the word school on it. Those letters would definitely grab the interest of your hyperlexic child.

5. Back to School Supplies Sensory Bin Idea from Blessed Beyond a Doubt - This bin is filled with corn and school supplies. And I know which item my boys would choose to pick out and play with first from this sensory bin...The calculator, for sure! 

6. School Sensory Bin with Colored Pasta from Views from a Step Stool - It's easy to recreate this activity at home. First, dye some pasta. Then pair it with any school themed toys, such as a school bus, that you might have.

7. Back to School Sensory Table from Random Thoughts and Polka Dots - Here's another cute idea using shredded paper as the base. I also love the giant paper clips they used. My kids would definitely want to play with those!

8. Preschool Back to School Sensory Bin with Corn from a pinterest user named Erica - There aren't any instructions to go with this bin, but it looks really cute. It uses corn as its base.

And that's it for the back to school sensory bins. Hopefully you found an idea (or two) that will help get your kids excited for school.

Fun back to school sensory bins for toddlers and preschoolers