Thursday, January 15, 2015

Winter Sensory Bins and Montessori Trays

Winter Montessori Activities and Early Learning Play

Winter science for toddlers and preschoolers - there is so much to learn! And of course, the best way is learning through play and hands-on discoveries. That's when The Weekly Kids Co-Op comes very handy. We are featuring the brightest ideas for winter play inspiration. They all could make any kids happy while learning! You can also find last week's Kids Co-Op here: Fun Winter Play Date Ideas.


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Snowflake Sensory Bin: Fine Motor Fun from 3 Dinosaurs. Explore shapes and sizes, textures and weight of the snowflakes. Great ideas for hands-on explorations.

Frozen Inspired Sensory Bin from Rubber Boots and Elf Shoes. Frozen colors and textures are to entice imagination and inspire lots of creative play.

Montessori Inspired Winter Activities from Montessori Monday. Cold weather, snow and ice, snowmen, animals in winter, polar regions: this is a great resource for winter activities!

Fairy Forest with the Light Show from My Bright Firefly. We shared our magical experience with this Winter sensory play.

A Snowflake Sensory Bag for Winter Sensory Play! from B-Inspired Mama. Explore snowflakes without getting cold or messy.

Polar Bear Activities for Tots & Preschoolers with free printables from Every Star Is Different. These beautiful Montessori trays are great for the Arctic unit or P is for Polar Bear activities.

More awesome ideas:

A Paper Snowflakes Tablecloth for the Hot Chocolate Bar from My Big Fat Happy Life. The beautiful Hot Chocolate Bar is a result of fun sensory play and scissors skills practice! And while we are at it: even more ideas for DIY Hot Chocolate Bar and more from The Bajan Texan.

Neon Rice Sensory Bin from Adventures of Adam. Science and Technology came to preschool play. Visit this article to find out the discoveries made by the little scientist along the way.

Penguin Do-a-Dot Printables from Gift of Curiosity. Shapes, colors, patterns, numbers and counting, fun with letters - a great resource for filling a Montessori inspired tray!

10 Winter Art Projects from Our Little House in the Country. Wonderful!

Touch and Match Sensory Game from Best Toys for Toddlers.

More Winter Activity Ideas from My Bright Firefly

Polar Bears in the Arctic Small World Play for Preschoolers

Play Dough Penguin Craft for Kids

Northern Lights

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