Thursday, June 30, 2011

Education Cubes ~ Sensory Bin Style

Education Cubes Show & Tell

My kids LOVE throwing around our Education Cubes but mommy needed a CALMER activity so after learning about Sensory Bins I decided to combine the two! 

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At first Monkey was a little hesitant. He has some mild sensory issues so it took him a little time to warm up to the idea of having to touch the beans to get to the colored objects. He also didn't like that I had put some of his cars in the bin!

The first photo is him watching Unicorn show him how to roll the cube and then find something of that color in the bin. She found his yellow car and put it on the cube.

Next Ladybug HAD to have a turn! She rolled green and found a green circle in the bin. I had her use tweezers to have her show him another way to pick up an object in the bin.

In the third photo, Monkey has gotten the hang of this. He rolled blue and found his blue car to put on the cube.

Then, he rolled brown and decided to use one of the beans!

The last photo is him putting a red triangle on the cube.
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5 comments:

  1. Love it!  I am just learning more about sensory bins and want to start using them some with Z...great idea!!

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  2. AdventuresinHomeEducatingJune 30, 2011 at 8:56 PM

    Thanks Jennifer! I hope to use them more! The kids keep asking for the bin...I had to hide it for a day! I want to keep it exciting!

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  3. Wonderful idea! Thank you for sharing!!! Could I feature your idea on the Education Cubes blog?

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  4. AdventuresinHomeEducatingJuly 2, 2011 at 6:34 AM

    Thank you Mama Jenn! Yes, you are more than welcome to share this on your
    blog!

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  5. Love your ideas! May I have permission to feature your ideas on the Education Cubes blog? I would use one of your photos and provide links back to your site. Please let me know your thoughts!

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