INSIDE: Snowman Letter Sensory Bag preschool activity is a fun and easy fine motor letter recognition for toddlers and preschoolers for Winter. Let your little one create a mini blizzard in bag to hunt for snowman and practice their letters!
Talk about hands-on, sensory bags are great way to foster learning. They are easy to create and focus on multiple skills. This snowman letter recognition sensory bag is wonderful for any winter themed preschooler or toddler unit.
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How to Set Up Snowman Hunt Letter Sensory Bag
Grab your gallon sized ziplock bag. You can remove the label using an alcohol wipe. Draw 8-10 mini snowmen using black and orange sharpies. Write the letters you want your little one to practice inside the snowmen.
Fill the bag with a couple of squirts of shaving cream. Add about a cup of water. Seal the bag and remove all the air.
Mix the shaving cream and water together in the bag. Ensure all the air is removed and use packing tape to secure the top of the bag.
Tape the sensory bag to a table or floor using painter’s tape so that it is easier for your preschooler to complete the task.
Grab a sheet of paper and write out the letters that your little one has to find. Once they find a snowman with that letter they then need to check it off the list.
How to Play with Snowman Letter Sensory Bag
First, I had my preschoolers identify the letters and the sounds it made on the sheet and then had them tried to find the letters in the sensory bag. Once they found a letter they then used a marker to check it off the list.
This activity is good for kids 3 years and up. My kids are 3.5, 3.5, and 7.5 year old.
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- Large gallon sized ziplock bag
- Alcohol wipe
- Black and orange sharpie
- Shaving cream
- Packing tape
- Painter’s tape
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