Halloween Noodles Sensory Activity Bin
We have really been loving our spooky spider sensory bin, I decided to create a spooky noodle bin for my girls. This time I used a smaller bin and it worked out just as well!
We really enjoy sensory bins so much in this home. It can be created in so many different ways.
I can create a bin that is themed, for a birthday party, or to my daughters liking for that specific day based on her mood, just for fun, for a learning experience… so many ways!
As I mentioned in my last post, sensory bins are definitely top 5 in our household. It is one of those types of play that just works well for everyone.
For more on all things sensory play, check out this post right here.
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Container or Bin (We used this Sterlite one)
Pasta (I dyed our spaghetti pasta using food coloring)
Halloween Manipulatives (optional)
Plastic utensils, scoopers for play
Really easy to put together. My girls went at it imagining different play ideas for quite some time. And this mama right here, got the dishes done – check!
Halloween Sensory Noodle Activities for Toddlers
My 2 year old used these ikea utensils to scoop and serve onto these ikea plates. It really works well for fine motor practice!
She enjoyed seeing the colors of the noodles. I would call out, “Orange and Green”, so that she was familiar that there were different colors throughout the bin.
You can also try singing a song to the different colors of the noodles while they play – learning through play at its best!
What other fun games and learning play ideas can you think of with this sensory noodle bin?
Halloween Sensory Noodle Activities for Pre-school
Sensory noodles are so much fun for preschoolers. Playing with the noodles is a great way to imagine up little ideas and explore their inner world through play.
The noodles are also thin and perfect for practicing fine motor skills and hand-eye amongst many other benefits.
For an educational approach, you can try counting the noodles with your preschooler. Lay out each noodle and count them with her/him.
If you dye the pasta with food coloring, practice naming the different colors that you see!
For more advanced school aged children, you can try laying out 2 green pastas next to 3 orange pastas. Then, ask them, “If I have 2 green ones and add 3 orange ones, how many do I have in total?”
What other fun play ideas can you think of while playing with this sensory noodle bin?
Will you give this Halloween Noodles Sensory Bin Activity for kids a try?
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