Thanksgiving Sensory Bin – The Very First Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving Sensory BinThe Very First Thanksgiving Day


We read the book The Very First Thanksgiving Day. Then we talked about the different pieces from the sensory bin.

Please note I use the same words that are in the book for the learning example. It used Indian and not Native American.

What we used: mixture of beans, The Very First Thanksgiving Day, Safari LTD Jamestown Settlers Toob, and Powhatan Indians Toob.

Thanksgiving Sensory Bin

They got to look at the items in the bin.

Thanksgiving Sensory Bin

We named all the items in the bin.

Thanksgiving Sensory Bin

They gathered the Indians and Pilgrims at the center.

Thanksgiving Sensory Bin

They played for a little bit with the items in the bin.

Thanksgiving Sensory Bin

They made it rain beans on the Indians and Pilgrims.

Thanksgiving Sensory Bin

Then we read the book and used the figure on the various pages on the book.

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Thanksgiving Sensory Bin

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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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11 Responses to Thanksgiving Sensory Bin – The Very First Thanksgiving Day

  1. jaime says:

    Looks like fun!

  2. This is such a great way to explore the concepts of a book! I love all the ways you used this wonderful bin! I am going to have to pin it and share it on the Read.Explore.Learn. Facebook page too.

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  5. OneMommy says:

    Love the idea of a sensory bin for a preschooler Thanksgiving book — pinned it!

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