20 Sensory Bin Activities for Kids

Sensory bin activities are an absolute among kids! They are educational, great for fine motor skills and eye hand coordination. Need some idea? Well, make sure you keep reading to discover 20 super fun and interesting sensory bin activities for kids that are worth your time!

Transportation Sensory Bins by Fantastic Fun and Learning

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Get your little one to discover so much more about the world of vehicles and transport! This sensory bin activity is super easy to set up, and will do just that and more!

Insect Sensory Bin by Parenting Chaos

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Put that leftover boiled spaghetti to use with this cool and creepy sensory bin activity! As a plus, it’ll also allow your little one to get up close with insects and bugs, and get over the fear of them!
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Soap Foam Sensory Bin by In the Kids’ Kitchen

soap foam sensory bin

Who doesn’t like digging their hands into a bowl of juggly, bubbly foam? This soap foam sensory play activity is just right for younger kids!

Dinosaur Sensory Bin by Fantastic Fun and Learning

dinosaur sensory bin

With loads of different sensory materials for your kid to explore and a dip into the prehistoric times with dinosaurs, this fun sensory play activity is definitely something your kid will enjoy to the fullest!

Pirate Treasure Sensory Bin by Must Have Mom

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This sensory bin activity is pirate themed, so of course- it has to be an absolute hit! After all, who can resist a good old treasure hunt, especially when it has kinetic sand?

ABC Sensory Bin by Stay at Home Educator

ABC sensory bin

Its time to reinforce your little one’s knowledge about alphabets! This alphabet themed sensory play bin is a great one to try!

Spring Sensory Bin by Little Bins for Little Hands

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This preschool activity may be spring themed, but that doesn’t mean you can’t do it any other months of the year! With so many colorful elements, it is a whole lot of fun for kids!

Bird Nest Sensory Bin by Fantastic Fun & Learning

bird sensory nest

Put together this bird nest themed sensory bin for your kid and watch him discover so much about them and their life using all of his senses.

Flower Garden Sensory Bin by Simple in the Country

flower garden sensory bin

Whip up this sensory bin activity at home to introduce your kid to the world of gardening, flowers and plants and eventually, discover the green thumb in him!

Edible Rainbow Sensory Bin by Sugar, Spice, and Glitter

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How about a sensory bin activity that’s actually edible? Yep! You read that right! Give this one a try if you’ve got your little one’s playdates along!

Ocean Sensory Bin by Parenting Chaos

ocean sensory bin

Its time to dive right into this sand and water sensory bin activity! Easy to set up and super fun, you can try this on a lazy weekend afternoon!

Weather Sensory Bin by Fantastic Fun & Learning

weather sensory bin

Help your kid understand all about weather and climate with this super fun weather themed sensory bin activity that hardly takes any time to set up.

ABC Ice Sensory Bin by Parenting Chaos

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Unlike the others on this list, this sensory bin activity may need a teeny bit more effort to set up, but trust us on this, it is totally worth it! It’ll surely turn out to be a big hit with your kid!

Apple Sensory Bin by Fantastic Fun and Learning

apple sensory bin

Can’t wait to have that fall feeling in your home anymore? Give this apple and cinnamon themed sensory bin activity a shot!

Garden Sensory Bin by Parenting Chaos

sensory bin activities for kids

With this garden themed sensory bin activity, your little one will discover loads about veggies and fruits, and even also improve their fine motor skills.

Ice Cream Sensory Bin by Fantastic Fun & Learning

ice cream sensory bin

This sensory themed activity is great, since it also involves a lot of open ended play, imagination and vocabulary building too!

Night Sky Sensory Bin by Preschool Inspirations

night sky sensory bin

This night themed sensory bin activity will encourage your little one to look up and gaze at the night sky the next time he goes out! Apart from being an excellent learning opportunity, it also helps your kid enjoy and have some fun time.

Ocean Pollution Sensory Bin by Must Have Mom

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Your kid is never too young to learn about being green, and this sensory bin activity, which is centered around pollution, teaches him just that and more!

Sink or Float Water Sensory Bin by Stay At Home Educator

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This float and sink sensory bin activity will have your little one filled with awe, and is great for those hot summers, where the water can get him (and you) some cool time!

Got some more ideas for sensory bin activities for kids? Leave them in the comments box below! We’d love to hear from you!

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