Sensory bins are containers filled with a variety of sensory materials for kids to explore. Products such as sensory beads,weighted sand, or pellets are great to use as a base. Sensory bins typically include objects of various textures, shapes, and colors to provide more tactile and visual stimulation.

Boy playing with a sensory bin

These bins are a great tool for sensory play and development. Incorporating scoopers, tongs and other utensils helps improve fine motor skills. Sensory bins are often found in homes, classrooms, and occupational therapy clinics.