If You’re Looking For A Fun Way To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day With Your Toddler, Try Making Them This Sensory Bin

Samantha's Studio - - illustrative purposes only, not the actual child

St. Patrick’s Day is a fun holiday, no matter how young or old you are. It’s a day filled with shamrocks, leprechauns, pots of gold, and green galore.

March is closing in on us, so it’s a good time to begin assembling some St. Patrick’s Day activities for the little ones.

St. Patty’s is a holiday that emphasizes drinking, and since toddlers obviously can’t consume alcohol, we’ve got a kid-friendly project here so they can partake in the festivities as well!

This St. Patrick’s themed sensory bin for toddlers is brought to you here today by TikToker @mommyteacherandme. It’s perfect for learning and playing at the same time.

We know that on the outside, a sensory bin looks like a giant box full of messiness that will only encourage a child to create more disorder.

But sensory bins actually have a lot of benefits for children. Sensory bins are a hands-on activity that promotes fine motor skills, calms children down, and allows them the opportunity to engage with their five senses: touch, hearing, sight, smell, and taste.

So to get started on making a sensory bin, you will need, first and foremost, a bin. Grab a plastic bin to make for easier clean-up. Next, fill it with St. Patrick’s Day materials.

Throw in some shamrock decorations of different shapes and textures. They can be glittery, made out of felt/foam, or cut from paper.

Also, add plastic gold coins and neatly arrange mini black pots. You can even include green beaded necklaces and gold strips of ribbon in different lengths.

Samantha’s Studio – – illustrative purposes only, not the actual child

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