Create a fun and unique sensory bin this Fall for your baby or toddler using yarn. It’s a fantastic way to explore colours and textures of Fall.
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Setting up Fall Yarn Sensory Bin
Grab your large sensory bin and fill it with red, green, orange and yellow yarn. Cut the yarn into different lengths. If you are doing this activity with babies or toddlers that still put things into their mouths don’t cut the yarn into small pieces.
When looking for yarn I tried to find yarn that was thick, fluffy and soft to touch.
Add the leaves and acorns and then let your little loose. Again, if you baby or toddler still puts things into their mouth, skip the acorns.
Fun Fall Activity
This was a fun and easy to set up sensory activity that my 18 month old twins really enjoyed. My daughter hopped right in and covered herself in the yarn and my son loved stretching it out and feeling through his fingers.
They hunted for the acorns and leaves and collected them on the side of the sensory bin. I help them count them as they found them.
The best thing about yarn is that the clean up is super easy!
Skill Development Opportunities
This sensory activity is great for Colour Recognition, Language and Vocabulary Development, Hand-Eye Coordination, Fine Motor Skills, Problem Solving, Emotional Development, Trial & Error, Visual Perception, Cognitive Development, Imaginative and Sensory Play.
Fall sensory bin is ideal for 18 month old toddlers to 4 year old preschoolers.
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- Yarn in Fall colours like green, yellow, red and orange
- fallen leaves real or Fake Silk Autumn Maple Leaves
- Large Sensory Bin