Best Thanksgiving Sensory Bin Ideas

Are you looking for a fun way to keep your kids entertained while you are busy cooking the Thanksgiving meal? Give these best Thanksgiving Sensory Bin Ideas a try. Sensory bins give your child an open ended play oppportunities.

As they play in the bin, they are developing their senses (sight, touch, smell, taste, and hearing). It also helps them delvop their fine motor skills and lets them use their imgination. Have you ever made your own sensory bin before?

Simple Thanksgiving Sensory Bin

Simple Thanksgiving Sensory Bin

This is a simple sensory bin to make for the kids to enjoy. You simply have to dye the rice yellow, brown, and orange. Then pour it into the bin. Find the tutorial here.

Feed the Turkey Sensory Bin

Feed the Turkey Sensory Bin

Fill a bin with pom poms and make a turkey using a water bottle. And then you have a fun way to keep the kids busy until the food is ready. Find the directions here.

Thanksgiving Sensory Bin

Thanksgiving Sensory Bin

Grab a jar of unpopped popcorn, measuring cups, gelato spoons, and other fall/Thanksgiving finds from around the house. You can also pick up sensory items at Dollar Tree too. Find the directions here.

Thanksgiving Dinner Sensory Bin

Thanksgiving Dinner Sensory Bin

Again, this is a fairly simple set up. You just need a jar of uppopped popcorn and pretend food that you would normally eat for Thanksgiving. Get the directions for this set up here.

Bury The Acorns

Bury The Acorns

Do you have a bunch of acorns falling off the tree? If so, this is a great way to keep your kids busy. Get the directions on how to make this sensory bin here.

Thanksgiving Dinner Sensory Bin with Painted Rocks

Thanksgiving Dinner Sensory Bin with Painted Rocks

This is a great way to create a Thanksgiving dinner sensory play activity without having plastic food to use in your bin. Instead, she used painted rocks, candy corn, whole cranberries, and uppopped popcorn. Visit her site for the full tutorial.

Pumpkin Scented Moon Sand

Pumpkin Scented Moon Sand

Do your kids love playing with moon sand? This pumkin flavored moon sand goes perfect with Thanksgiving. Give you kids a bin of this fun sand and let them have fun while you make dinner. Find the tutorial here.

Sensory bins are a great way to engange your child using all of their senses. They also help improve their creavity and have endless opporiutnities of fun.

Which one of these best Thanksgiving sensory bin ideas will you make first for your child?

17 thoughts on “Best Thanksgiving Sensory Bin Ideas”

  1. Sensory bins are memorable too. We had a teacher that made them for us and I still remember lining up to try them out. It’s a good memory.

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  2. All fun ideas to keep the little ones busy while mom preps dinner. Love the thanksgiving dinner sensory bin, the little ones will certainly feel the are actually involved in the diner preparation. Thanks

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