Sensory Play Benefits
Sensory bins are so much more than just "playing with rice"
Encourages imagination, problem solving, and exploration
Supports language development
Helps with fine motor skills
Open ended (multiple ways to play)
Do you want to try sensory bins but you are scared of the mess?
I can confidently say that learning and time your kids play with a sensory bin out weighs the mess it MAY cause but to make you feel more confident in having one of our sensory bins at your home below are some tips to help ease some anxiety you may be feeling before purchasing one.
Sensory Bin Play Ideas
If you have never "used" a sensory bin before you may not know what to do with it. After a few play expierneces your child will be making up their own play and it almost always is never the same as the first last time they played with their sensory bin.
Have your people or animals talk
Recreate a scene from a book
Count, describe, and explore materials
Pretend to up up a shop