Pirate Sensory Bin

Check out this fun hands on learning with pirates and coin sensory bin! This Pirate sensory bin is fun for any boy or girl that wants to have some sensory bin.

Pirate Sensory Bin - 3Dinosaurs.com

We have been having a pirate week at our house. It help with this I put together this sensory bin. We are also working on coins and recognizing the differences in the coins.
There Was an Old Pirate Who Swallowed a Fish

What you need: Safari Ltd Pirates TOOB, rice and plastic coins.

Pirate Sensory Bin - 3Dinosaurs.com

As always I let them just play with the bin. It is fun to see what they will do and how they adapt play from older sensory bins to the current one.

Pirate Sensory Bin - 3Dinosaurs.com

We sorted the pirates and their items. We talked about the different items in the pirates have. Their favorite was the ship.

Pirate Sensory Bin - 3Dinosaurs.com

Once we had all the pirates and their items out we looked at the coins. They sorted out some of the coins and talked about their names. We looked at quarters and pennies this time.

Pirate Sensory Bin - 3Dinosaurs.com

Don’t forget that the most important part of a sensory bin is just letting them play. The girls liked to pour coins and rice from hands to hands to the bin. As always I love to keep bins around for a week so I can see how they play with each item.

Pirate Sensory Bin - 3Dinosaurs.com

This also works great with Build Up Summer Learning Week 1: Pirates.

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About Cassie

Cassie is a mom of three stomping, romping, and roaring girls. She blogs about fun art and craft activities and printables she makes. She includes the odd review of products every now and then. She also blogs about the places that she has taken the girls called trip reviews. She has a few free printable pack for kids ages 2 to 8 and always adding more. She loves to get comments and feedback and always looking for new things to try or do with her girls.
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9 Responses to Pirate Sensory Bin

  1. This looks like so much fun to explore. What wonderful treasures you filled the bin with.

  2. Clare says:

    Oh what a fabulous idea for a sensory bin! I’m pinning this to remind me about it later. #supermommyclub

  3. Lori says:

    Love the idea of adding the coins. I am doing something similar, added a couple of pirate shaped copper banks to put coins into, lots of red, blue, and clear “diamond” gems, a parrot pill box, seashells, and other things for them to dig with and sort. This theme is turning out so fun for the summer. Thank you for sharing. 🙂

    • Cassie says:

      If I could have found where the girls put my gems I would have put them in, but I could not find them before the post. I’m sure they will resurface at some time.

  4. My kids love pirates and pirate books, so this is right up their alley!

    Thanks for linking up with The Thoughtful Spot!

  5. What a fun sensory bin theme!

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