Activate your child’s sense of sight, hearing, touch in this hands-on alphabet sensory bin activity. Set the prepared bottle and bin out the night before on a kid-friendly table as an invitation to learn letters right after breakfast.
Winter Theme Alphabet Sensory Bin
Directions to Prepare Winter Theme Alphabet Sensory Bin
Adults: Cut a rectangle in the bottom on the bottle. Place tape over all openings to remove any sharp edges. (see above image for reference)
Write the desired letters on foam rectangles. Start with the letters in your child’s name. Add more as they begin to consistently identify those letters. Good letters to start with are S, M, T, and A.
Directions to Play Winter Theme Alphabet Sensory Bin
1. Introduce the letters. Point to each and say the name. Encourage your child to say the name as they drop the letters and pom poms into the bottle.
2. Pick up the pom pom and foam rectangles. Talk about how different they feel. Fluffy verses smooth.(sense of touch)
3. Listen as the pom-pom and foam rectangles drop into the bottle. (sense of hearing)
3. Watch as the bottle fills up (sense of sight). Dump the contents out when desired and refill.
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