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Easter sensory bag

April 15, 2014
Easter sensory bag

This is an Easter sensory bag that I put together for F. I’ve seen a lot of sensory or discovery bags as suggested ideas for sensory play for babies.

Since F is still at the stage where everything goes in the mouth, these seem like the ideal way to play with inedible messy substances and small objects.

Easter sensory bag

For this Easter sensory bag, I simply added a tub of hair gel (I bought supermarket own basics brand for about 50p) into a zip lock freezer bag and added a small packet of bunny table confetti (pack of 4 from a £1 shop).

In order to ensure the bag did not leak (or Poppet didn’t figure out how the zip worked), I sealed the top with duct tape. As an extra safety measure (as F has 6 teeth so she could potentially burst the bag if she chewed on it) I taped the bag down to her high chair tray.

F prodded and poked the bag for a little bit and seemed to enjoy the activity. I think she is still a little young for this yet. It didn’t take long for her to start trying to bite the bag and peel it off the high chair. Even so, I have saved the bag and give it her to play with, supervised, for short periods every so often. I think this is a great activity for older babies.

Pin for later:Easter sensory bag for babies and toddlers. Mess free sensory play.
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