Our winter sensory bin is looking great. It was easy to put together and the students are enjoying playing with it. Here's what's in it: Pine cones, foam snowflakes, bells, acorns, fake snow, my snowflake sight words. All these items can be found at the dollar store, and my sight words are just a click… Continue reading Winter Sight Word Sensory Bin
We had so much fun with the letter R this week. There are just so many things that you can do for this letter, so we just kept adding activities! Here is a round-up of some of the centers: R is for Rocks: students could create anything they wanted with the rocks- letters, art, numbers,… Continue reading Letter R Activities!
We changed up our sensory bin this week and we have added some fall items to it. The base is dried split peas (green and yellow- got them a Bulk Barn) and we added fake leaves, pine cones, pumpkins and acorns (dollar store). The students started by playing with the items, but they quickly started… Continue reading Fall-Inspired Sensory Bin
As we continue to work on recognizing and writing names in our classroom. We made our sensory bin into a name-focused center. This one was really easy to set-up: I got paper from the shredder in the office and dumped magnetic letters into it that we already had in our classroom. We put sheets with… Continue reading Name Sensory Bin
Our new science focus this month is weather. We have started off by discussing clouds: the different types, what they look like and what they can tell us. Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs by Judi Barrett is a great introduction to this subject and the students find it hilarious. To accompany our reading, we… Continue reading Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs inspired sensory bin and writing prompt
Yes, I know Easter has already come and gone... it went by so fast I wasn't able to get this post out in time! I still want to share with you this sensory bin idea for Easter. We filled it up with some plastic 'grass', plastic eggs and some Easter characters. I also cut out… Continue reading Easter Sensory Bin
With St-Patrick's Day coming up, our sensory bin needed to be changed, and we decided to make some rainbow coloured pasta to fill it. The pasta was super simple to dye: just place some dried pasta in a large zip lock bag (we used penne), add a few squirts of hand sanitizer and a few… Continue reading Rainbow Sensory Bin
Adding a fun Valentine's Day literacy activity to our sensory bin this week: Sight Word Hearts.
Sensory bin literacy center idea using my Snowball Fight! Sight word letter matching game.
A snowy sensory bin!