Sensory bins! Aren’t they the trend and you’ll love this Safari Sensory bin too!
I absolutely love love love them for their simplicity, cost and because they offer such a wide range of development in kids. Oh, and of course because kids are just so amused by them they can spend hours playing with it!
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Take a look below at how easy this toddler activity is!
Materials for safari sensory bin:
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-Rice (I used brown)
Dump the rice into the bin and set up your safari animals. Endless fun!
What is my child learning and improving?
-Fine/small motor skills (playing with the rice, animals)
-Animals (talk to your kids about all the different safari animals they have in the bin. What noises do they make?
-Senses (playing with textures, rice, animals)
There are so many benefits of sensory play! Sensory play helps build nerve connections for proper brain development, encourages the development of motor skills and helps with focus (Goodstart.org). Sensory bins are a great way to exercise all of those important aspects of child’s development.