There’s no better way to teach your toddler about butterflies and plant life than this interesting and fun butterfly garden sensory bin activity!
What’s best is the fact that you can replicate it yourself with minimal supplies, right in your home.
Ready to get started? Keep reading to discover the supplies list, and step by step directions on how to make it.
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Supplies Needed For Your Butterfly Garden Sensory Bin
- Artificial grass
- Artificial pink, purple, and yellow flowers (remove flower portion from stems)
- Artificial butterflies
- Sensory bin or tray
How to Create This Sensory Bin
Add artificial grass to the sensory bin. Spread the grass out evenly.
Place flowers around the bin, leaving some space between them.
Add the butterflies around the bin.
Tips & Tricks For This Kids Garden Activity
If you don’t have some of these supplies, you can also swap them for other alternatives. For instance, if you don’t have access to artificial grass, but have some real grass from your lawn, or some green slime handy, that should work just as well.
Looking for some more fun and interesting sensory activities for your little one? I’ve got them for you right here.
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