These sensory activities are all perfect for those of you who need a sensory activity for your kids with a summer focus! Use these summer sensory activities for fine motor practice or to go with summer theme or beach theme. These summer sensory bins are great for toddler and preschool sensory play.
Get a full week of playful summer theme activities in our summer theme lesson plans.
Summer Sensory Bins
This Watermelon Sensory Bin uses water beads for some summer sensory play fun for kids, especially toddlers and preschoolers but it can be fun for kids of all ages!
Kiddos will get to experience making their own “lemonade” with this adorable Lemon Sensory Water Play activity.
Kiddos will have some messy good fun with this super cute and fragrant Watermelon Soap Foam Sensory Play activity.
The squishable moldable sand in this Watermelon Kinetic Play Sand activity is perfect for your summer sandbox or take it inside for rainy day play.
Turn your summer sand table into an icy activity that is perfect for beating the heat with this Ice Table Sensory Bin activity.
This Ice Cream Sensory Bin can be easily assembled using a few items from around the house and it’s perfect for pretend play at home or in the classroom!
This Colorful Ice Cream Sensory Bin is perfect for sensory play, as well as fine motor work for toddlers and preschoolers.
Kiddos will love to engage in sensory play while also practicing letter recognition and matching upper and lowercase letters with this adorable Ocean Theme ABC Sensory Bin.
Preschoolers are sure to love playing endlessly with this hands-on Name Recognition Activity with an Ocean Sensory Bin.
This super cute and colorful Ocean Sand Sensory Bin is sure to be a huge hit with the little ones. They will want to dive in right away.
This Sand and Water Ocean Sensory Bin is such a fun way for kids to play and learn about the ocean habitat this summer.
You’ll only need two ingredients and some eager little hands to dive in and play for this fun Edible Fish Small World Sensory Play activity.
This Simple Shark Sensory Bin is super simple to set up and is perfect for playing with outside. Kids of all ages will love this one.
This Coral Reef Sensory Bin with Water Beads includes fun ocean animals and plants along with water beads for engaging sensory play for kids.
Toddlers and preschoolers won’t be able to wait to dig their hands into this super fun Frozen Shaving Cream Ocean Sensory Play activity.
Bring the ocean home to the kiddos with this adorable Coral Reef Sensory Play activity, filled with shells, water, and more.
You can easily set up an adorable beach at home for the little ones with this Beach Sensory Play and Small World. It will be a wonderful place for pretend play and sensory exploration!
A Sensory Bin for Every Season
MORE SUMMER FUN WITH PRINTABLE SUMMER THEME LESSON PLANS
Save time and get right to the playful learning with our printable lesson plan sets. Each set includes over 30 playful learning activities related to the theme, and we’ve provided different versions for home preschool families and classroom teachers so all activities are geared directly toward your needs.
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