Get ready to add a dash of Halloween excitement to your child care lesson plans with these creative sensory bins! Whether you’re a preschool teacher or a toddler caregiver, these ideas are sure to attract little learners. From spooky spiders to fizzy science, there’s something for every little learner. Halloween sensory plan not only sparks the imagination, it develops all those wonderful connections between the mind and body through sensory play.
Fun and Spooky Halloween Sensory Bins for Child Care Settings
Spooky Spider Sensory Bin: This spider sensory bin from Happy Toddler Playtime is great for toddlers and not so messy. It has lots of interesting textures and items to manipulate.
Witches Potion: How fun is this foamy sensory play experience? This one is great for outdoors. Check out the witches potion sensory play idea from Taming Little Monsters.
Yarn & Pom Pom Sensory Bin: Make a safe, simple fun for toddlers with lots of sensory input with the yarn & pom pom bin from My Bored Toddler.
Monster Noodles: I love this one called Monster Noodles! Check out the fun textures and bright green color of the noodles and bugs. Add some tools with
Magnetic Halloween Sensory Bin: This is such a good idea from Outside the Toybox – incorporate scientific discovery with magnetic items in the bin.
Monster Soup: Click on over to Crafting a Fun Life to see how to make Monster Soup. Basically, it’s colored water with interesting Halloween items and scoops and containers.
Fizzy Science Sensory Bin: Add science and sensory with this spooky fizzy science bin from My Bored Toddler.
Black Bat Sensory Bin: Make this super simple Black Bat Sensory Bin from Modern Preschool. Great for toddlers and preschoolers and you can save this filler from year to year.
Spookey Googly Eye Glitter Water Bin: You have everything you need for this simple water-based sensory bin. Add some large googly eyes and kiddos will work on eye-hand coordination while trying to scoop up the floating eyes. Glitter is optional but always fun.