Straws and Cotton Swabs Sensory Bin

Today, I’ve posted about a great toddler boredom buster that really engaged N on Living Life and Learning!

It was so easy to set up with simple materials from the kitchen and bathroom, not messy, and combined a sensory activity with fine motor practice: Straws and Cotton Swabs Sensory Bin!


This is an awesome boredom buster for toddlers with super simple materials that you have on hand right now: Straws and Cotton Swabs Sensory Bin!

(N was 14 months old.)

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Straws and cotton swabs just naturally go together, don’t you think? It didn’t take N long to figure this out, too 🙂

Head on over now to read the full post on Living Life and Learning!


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