How to make sensory bags for pattern practice. Visit @theartkit www.theartkitblog.com

Ocean Sensory Bag {A fun quiet time activity for kids!}

Looking for an easy and fun way to incorporate sensory activities in your day? Our ocean sensory bag is a great sensory activity that incorporates an ocean theme and is perfect for a fun quiet time activity pattern practice.

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What You’ll Need

Ziplock bag

Hair gel

Sea themed toys

Glass stones

Glitter

Packing tape

What to Do

  1. Begin by squirting your hair gel into a ziplock bag. We used sandwich sized bags but you could use gallon sized bags if you prefer. Ocean Sensory Bag - an easy non messy quiet time activity for kids - click through to see how we made them
  2. Shake in some glitter. Ocean Sensory Bag - an easy non messy quiet time activity for kids - click through to see how we made them
  3. Add in your glass stones. Ocean Sensory Bag - an easy non messy quiet time activity for kids - click through to see how we made them
  4. Add your sea themed toys. Ocean Sensory Bag - an easy non messy quiet time activity for kids - click through to see how we made them
  5. Seal your bag (removing as much air as possible) and add packing tape to the the seal to ensure the bag doesn’t open during play. Ocean Sensory Bag - an easy non messy quiet time activity for kids - click through to see how we made them
  6. Play! You could also encourage your child to make patterns with the objects. You could also place the bag in the fridge until chilled for a fun cool-down activity during summertime! Ocean Sensory Bag - an easy non messy quiet time activity for kids - click through to see how we made them Ocean Sensory Bag - an easy non messy quiet time activity for kids - click through to see how we made them

Did you enjoy this activity? What is your child’s favorite sensory activity? Let us know in the comments below!


For even more ocean themed activities, check out our beach playdough and our edible water bead invitation to play.

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How to make sensory bags for pattern practice. Visit @theartkit www.theartkitblog.com

 

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2 thoughts on “Ocean Sensory Bag {A fun quiet time activity for kids!}”

  1. I really like how you are using your sensory bag as something other than simply a squishy bag.bwe make at least one new squish bag per week, but I just use them to squish… Literally. I don’t ever use them for an “activity.”

    So I love how here you can use them for patterns and matching!

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