Are you looking for a super fun activity for this summer? What better way to get them excited for the beach than with this Seashells Sensory Bin. This fun and creative idea are one of our favorite seashell science activities because it’s full of so many cool shapes and textures.
If you’re looking for a way to introduce ocean activities for preschoolers in science, you’re going to have so much fun with this sensory activity!
There’s no time like the present to get started!
Beach Sensory Activities
Seashells Sensory Bin
This is one of the best ocean themed sensory activities. And it’s a great way to use up all those seashells that you’ve found and collected from all of your travels.
Instead of letting those seashells just sit on the shelf at home, put them to good use and let the kids actually play with them, examine them, learn from them.
The more shells, the better. They’re going to have a blast playing with this fun sensory bin! This project is perfect for the kids to jump in and help as well.
Beach Sensory Bin with Seashells
What you will need to make your Seashells Sensory Bin is in this picture below. However, I have it displayed in a recipe list form to print out towards the bottom of the page. Have Fun!
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How to Make a Seashell Sensory Bin
Start by adding in the sand to the sensory bin.
Next, add in the seashells! Try to add in ones that have different shapes and sizes.
Seashell Science Activities
Your kids can grab the shovels and start to dig around in the sensory bin. Make it a sea shell treasure hunt.
Make certain that the kids feel around with their hands so they can feel all of the different textures as well.
Ocean Activities for Preschoolers in Science
There is so much to find and explore in this sensory bin!
Once they dig out shells with their shovel, they can use their hands to feel all the different textures.
The more shells, the better. Talk about textures, colors, and shapes as well.
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Once you make this beach sensory bin, your kids will love these beach ideas too.
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