Fall is here, why not add some fun autumn ideas to your homeschool lessons? Let me introduce you to these fun fall sensory bin ideas! Kids can explore their world in a hands-on and kid-friendly way with these sensory bins.
Complete your child’s season of fall learning experience with these fun fall activities for kids.
These sensory bins help build problem-solving skills, and encourage creativity and exploration skills while introducing them to new concepts and ideas in a fun and unique way. All of these fall sensory bin ideas mean more than just having fun – it provides lifelong benefits like motor skills, language development, and cognitive development!
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What is the purpose of a sensory bin?
Sensory bins are a perfect educational tool for young children. It brings learning into a more engaging and fun experience, which will encourage children’s interest in learning. But you may be wondering, what exactly is a sensory bin?
Sensory bins are containers or boxes filled with different materials that engage your child’s senses through touch, sight, sound, and smell. They can be made from supplies such as sand, oats, dry pasta, pom-poms, water, and many more.
This activity is great for teaching young kids about a large scale of topics while keeping it enjoyable. Sensory bins can help teach the concepts of sorting objects, shapes, colors, and counting or even more complex learning such as science and math.
For example, fall sensory bin ideas may contain items like acorns, leaves (fake or real), small pumpkins, apples, and other items related to the fall season. They’ll explore their senses of touch, sight, smell, and sound as they discover all the wonders the fall season brings.
Recommended Fall Books for Kids
Read about the season of fall with your young kids and help them understand the concept of changing seasons in a fun way with these recommended fall books for young kids.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar’s First Fall (The World of Eric Carle)The Leaf Thief: (The Perfect Fall Book for Children and Toddlers)Fletcher and the Falling Leaves: A Fall Book for KidsHello, Fall!: A Picture BookThe Very Last LeafA Very Big Fall
Fall Activity Kits
Make learning with your kids more fun and in the season with these engaging fall-themed printables.
Introduce cursive writing to your early learners with this fun fall printable for kids
Your homeschoolers will have so much fun with letters and numbers wrapped up in these autumn-themed games and activities.
Recommended Sensory Bin Materials
Create your own sensory bins with these fillers and fun toys and scoops to add to your sensory play for hours of fun. Your child will love exploring their own sensory bin and you can add any toys and materials to make it fit your season of play.
142 Pieces Fine Motor Skills Handy Scooper Set Sensory Bin Filler Includes 12 Sorting Bowls, 8 Tweezers, 2 Scissors Clips, 120 Plush Balls for Early Education and Sorting Counting Training DevelopmentThe Wood Etch | Colored Rice, Sensory Rice, Sensory Bin, Play Rice, Sensory Table Filler, Play Rice for Kids, Arts and Crafts for Kids, Toddler Sensory Toys (6lbs)HADDIY Fall Vase Filler,165 Pcs Acrylic Pumpkin Leaves Acorn Gems Sensory Bin Fillers for Thankgiving Centerpieces Table Decorations,Table Scatters,Preschool Counting and Thankgiving CraftMIKNEKE 81 PCS Wooden Loose Parts Sensory Bin Filler Toys, Mandala Rainbow Stacker Open Ended Toys, 27 Colors Sensory Training Educational ToysLITTLE CHUBBY ONE 8 Color Kids Play Sand Set – 5 Lbs of Sand – Toy Magic Sand Set – 10 Molds and Tray for Girls and Boys – Ideas for Children Activities Age 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10Beright Sensory Bin Toys, Montessori Toys for Toddlers, Sensory Bin Tools with Storage Bag for Transfer Work and Fine Motor Skills Development, Perfect Matched Sensory Table
These fall sensory bins are excellent learning opportunities to stimulate children’s senses and foster endless hours of open-ended fun play!
So let’s get started and recreate these fall sensory bin ideas today!
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