Valentine's Shape Soup Sensory Bin

Valentine's Shape Soup for toddlers and preschoolers

Here is a fun and easy shape soup sensory bin for Valentine’s Day that makes the perfect way for toddlers and preschoolers to practice and learn their shapes and colors.

Valentine's Shape Soup for toddlers and preschoolers

Valentine’s is a great time to talk about shapes and not just hearts, all shapes! I purchased a whole bucket of foam shapes and at first I thought to myself what on earth am I going to do with all these shapes. But I quickly realized that the possibilities were endly.

Valentine's Shape Soup for toddlers and preschoolers

They are great on contact paper, great for gluing and matching and as it turns out they are also great in water!

For activities using CONTACT PAPER AND FOAM SHAPES….check here or here!

Also check out another fun way to use foam shapes in this fun and easy Sticky Shapes Activity!

Water play is such as hit with my kids and this activity was no different! They played with this for quite a while pouring and dumping as they went.

Valentine's Shape Soup for toddlers and preschoolers

While they played I asked them questions about the shapes:

  • Can you find the purple hear?
  • Can you tell me what you have in your bowl?
  • Where is the red square?

For this shape soup sensory bin I didn’t just use hearts. I used all the shapes in the colors of Valentine’s – red, purple, pink!

Valentine's Shape Soup for toddlers and preschoolers

Other ways to play with this activity is to have them sort the shapes in bowl by shape or colour.

To set up this fun sensory activity you will need the following items:

Valentine's Shape Soup for toddlers and preschoolers

Supplies

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N and A are twins. They are 23 months old.

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Valentine's Shape Soup for toddlers and preschoolers

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