St. Patrick’s Day Gold Find Sensory Bin

Sensory bins can be loads of fun to play in. You can make so many simple and easy sensory bins. And today we have a St. Patrick’s Day Gold Find Sensory Bin with kinetic sand!

It takes very little time to set up and clean up.

Plus the bin is great for sensory play and a break from doing everything.

St. Patrick's Day Gold Find Sensory Bin - a fun kinetic sand sensory bin for St. Patrick's Day with finding the gold in the sensory bin - 3Dinosaurs.com

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A fun book to go along wit this sensory bin would be Pete the Cat: The Great Leprechaun Chase: Includes 12 St. Patrick’s Day Cards, Fold-Out Poster, and Stickers!.

You can read about Pete the Cat and his search for the Leprechaun! Plus then do the sensory bin afterward.

Things to use with the St. Patrick’s Day Gold Sensory Bin

St. Patrick's Day Gold Find Sensory Bin - a fun kinetic sand sensory bin for St. Patrick's Day with finding the gold in the sensory bin - 3Dinosaurs.com

How we use the St. Patrick’s Day Gold Sensory Bin

You can hide all the gold under the sand and have them dig the gold out. It is a great way to get them into the bin really quickly. It is super easy to set up as well!

St. Patrick's Day Gold Find Sensory Bin - a fun kinetic sand sensory bin for St. Patrick's Day with finding the gold in the sensory bin - 3Dinosaurs.com

Then they can just dig all the gold out from the sand. I love to see if they can hold the gold in one hand and dig with the other. You can switch hands with the gold as well.

St. Patrick's Day Gold Find Sensory Bin - a fun kinetic sand sensory bin for St. Patrick's Day with finding the gold in the sensory bin - 3Dinosaurs.com

I love that kids can be as creative as they want with a sensory bin. I can suggest things but they always have the best ideas for play.

With the kinetic sand it holds its shape and you can build on it. She put some gold in the middle and then put sand all around it.

St. Patrick's Day Gold Find Sensory Bin - a fun kinetic sand sensory bin for St. Patrick's Day with finding the gold in the sensory bin - 3Dinosaurs.com

Then she put all gold in the center and buried it. There is no wrong way to play with the sensory bin. And she gets great sensory input and wonderful fine motor in as well.

St. Patrick's Day Gold Find Sensory Bin - a fun kinetic sand sensory bin for St. Patrick's Day with finding the gold in the sensory bin - 3Dinosaurs.com

She made a tower of the sand and pressed the gold into the sand. You can see how pushing them in is great fine motor work.

St. Patrick's Day Gold Find Sensory Bin - a fun kinetic sand sensory bin for St. Patrick's Day with finding the gold in the sensory bin - 3Dinosaurs.com

You can also use the gold pieces to make letters in the sand. I have some fun St. Patrick’s Day letters! They work great with the ABCs

St. Patrick's Day Gold Find Sensory Bin - a fun kinetic sand sensory bin for St. Patrick's Day with finding the gold in the sensory bin - 3Dinosaurs.com

And it also works for numbers! You can get some fun St. Patrick’sday Day numbers as well.

St. Patrick's Day Gold Find Sensory Bin - a fun kinetic sand sensory bin for St. Patrick's Day with finding the gold in the sensory bin - 3Dinosaurs.com

There is no wrong way to use the sensory bin! It is always fun to see how creative kids can play in the bin!

Check out these other St Patrick’s Day Sensory Bins

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Check out all the St Patrick’s Day Printables & Activities on 3 Dinosaurs.

Cassie – 3Dinosaurs.com

St. Patrick's Day Gold Find Sensory Bin - a fun kinetic sand sensory bin for St. Patrick's Day with finding the gold in the sensory bin - 3Dinosaurs.com

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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