Baby Sensory Bin: Baby Bottles

Sensory bins for babies are a fun way to change up your playing routine with them. The don’t need to be complicated. In fact the easier the better.

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For my 6 month old twins I like to create sensory bins that are a little different from their regular toys and they usually include safe household non-toy items.


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In this sensory bin I use all the different baby bottles and their parts I have collected over the past 4.5 years.

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Here’s how to set it up:

Use a smaller sensory bin (or a very large Tupperware container) and gather all the baby bottles and parts you have.

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Before you give them to your little one take a few minutes to clean them off as they will of course be putting them in their mouth.

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I did not include nipples even though they are soft because of the risk of them swallowing them and sucking in air from the nipple part and getting gassy.

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Place all your clean baby bottles and parts into the small sensory bin.

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Playtime

There of course is no set way of play for baby sensory bins. I usually put the bin between my twins. And let them play.

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To make it easier for them to reach it I will place the bin to their sides and that way they have to turn to reach to contents.

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I also will sometime place them on their tummy’s and let them knock it over to get the contents.

Sensory Fun

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My twins both loved this activity and enjoyed exploring and touching and mouthing all the different textures of the baby bottles and parts.

I pulled this out a few times in one day and each time they enjoyed it!

Supplies

Age Range

6 to 9 months

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