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Sensory Bags

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  1. Small plastic zipper-closure bags
  2. Sensory materials (such as sand, shaving cream, and dirt)
  3. Colored plastic chips or buttons
  4. Masking tape


  1. Partially fill each plastic bag with a different sensory material and hide a plastic chip or button in each bag.
  2. Close the bags and reinforce the bag closure with masking tape.
  3. Invite the children to squish the bags to discover the chip or button.
  4. The children will have fun shaking, squeezing, and rolling the bags to discover the hidden item.

Book: The GIANT Encyclopedia Of Learning Center Activities For Children 3 to 6
Center: Science/Discovery/Nature
Topic: Flowers/Trees/Nature/Earth
Content: Science
Area: Cognitive
Age: 3 through 4 Years Old
Interaction: Individual Child

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