A Sensory Fall

Fall is one of my favorite sensory themes to explore!

Pumpkins, apples, cinnamon, crunchy leaves? What’s not to love?!

Take a look at some brain boosting (and fun!) activities for you to enjoy with your little ones:

For More Information on WHY Sensory Activities are Important, Click HERE


                  Exploring Textures:

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                                 Bumpy or Smooth? 


                 Take a Sensory Walk…

                                             What do you hear?      What do you smell?

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What do you feel? Is it bumpy? poky? sticky?




                                Squash Painting…

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         Apple Cinnamon Playdough!

                               For instructions click HERE:

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Acorn Jingle Bells

Thread some acorn jingle bells with pipe cleaners and let the jamboree begin!


acorn jingle bracelet


Fall Rain Stick

For instructions click HERE



Fall Sensory Bin

This sensory bin contains the following:

mixed dried red and pinto beans, decorative gourds, plastic pumpkins and leaves, white mini pumpkin, dried Indian corn, acorns,

yellow pom poms, whole cinnamon sticks, and fabric fall leaves. We also added an ice cream scoop and two smaller buckets

for fine motor skills and sorting practice.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Looking for Halloween sensory ideas?

                Look No More!…


                                              Glow In The Dark Bath Time….

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Add some blue and red food coloring to the bath water….and some glow in the dark spiders for a spooky clean good time!






                                                                                                           Halloween Gooey Gunk

For instructions click HERE





Halloween Sensory Bin

This sensory bin contains the following:

green, black, and purple pipe cleaners in multiple textures, glow in the dark spiders, orange foam blocks, orange and green containers with black measuring spoons, large rubber bat, large fuzzy tarantula, orange, purple, black and green pom poms in multiple sizes, green and purple velcro curlers, black foam curlers, chunky orange building blocks, and Halloween themed rubber erasers. These are all stored in a six gallon black container with orange Halloween lights surrounding the outside.

halloween bin

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