During the winter months kids often become a bit curious about how animal live in very cold temperatures. This is an excellent time to learn more about polar animals. You might choose to learn about animals of the Arctic and Antarctica separately so kids learn which animals live in the northern hemisphere and which are found in the southern hemisphere. No matter how you choose to dive into your poplar animal themes these sensory bins looked especially fun, and they are a great way to help kids engage in pretend play about the facts they are learning in books and other learning activities.
Polar Animal Sensory Play
Your kids will love this fun Jello sensory Antarctic Iceberg activity.
While you can’t take a trip to Antarctica, your kids will love playing with this Snow and Ice Penguin Small World!
This Penguin Small World Play in the Sand Table is perfect for winter sensory play.
Have some sensory fun and enjoy exploring the arctics in this fun Arctic Small World.
Let your kids explore the depths of the arctics in this fun Polar Animals Sensory Bin.
This Simple Arctic Ice Sensory Play is an easy activity to throw together at the last minute!
Investigate the polar regions and simulate arctic ice with this Arctic Ice Simulation Science and Sensory Play activity.
If you want an easy to clean up activity, you can’t go wrong with this Mess-Free Polar Bear Sensory Bin.
Your kids will love exploring the life of penguins using this Penguin Salt Tray.
MORE WINTER SENSORY PLAY: Winter Small Worlds
Remember to read some polar animal books to go along with playtime. Our polar animal book list includes fiction and nonfiction book suggestions and a free printable with the book list and a free writing activity sheet.