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Sensory Bin Activities April Hands On Garden Sensory Table Recording Sheets

Sensory Bin Activities April Hands On Garden Sensory Table Recording Sheets

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Printables, Activities, Centers

Subject

Numbers, Reading Strategies, Spring

140 pages of hands on sensory bin centers in a garden theme. Activities include beginning sounds, sensory table, garden activities, color words, spring centers, short o word families, sorting, cardinality, shapes, visual discrimination, counting, worksheets, recording sheets, differentiated, number sets, subitizing, writing, one to one correspondence, follow up sheets, fine motor activities, literacy, math, coloring, preschool curriculum, busy bags, kindergarten curriculum, tot trays, busy boxes, morning tubs, stations, and more. For kindergarten, prek, SPED, child care, homeschool, or any early childhood setting.

Materials Needed: Sensory table or container filled with sensory material (rice, dried corn, birdseed, sand, dried beans, etc.) Add seasonal trinkets from a craft or dollar store for more interest.

math counters or small green pompoms, interlocking cubes, scissors, glue, pencil, crayons, plastic letters, plastic numbers

Optional Items – shovel, sand toys, etc.

April Sensory Bin Unit with Recording Sheets – Garden

1] Pea Pods – Counting Mats 0-20 – Choose, Count, Pick, Match, Dig, Find, Count, Color, Write – Choose a counting mat and count the number of peas. Pick a pea pod number. If it matches, put it by the mat. If it doesn’t, try again. Dig around in the sensory bin for counters. Count them onto the mat, matching the number. Color the matching numbered pea on the coloring sheet. Write the number on the recording sheet. Repeat with another mat. – comes with:

a] 21 Counting Mats (lettered)

b] 21 Pea Pod Numbers – Place upright in bin with numbers hidden. Bury counters alongside.

c] Pea Counters – Or, use your own counters like small green pompoms, etc.

d] Pea Numbers Coloring Sheet

e] Recording Sheet

f] Answer Key

2] Planting Seeds – Set Matching 0-20 – Choose, Count, Pick, Count, Match, Search, Find, Match, Color, Write – Choose a watering can. Count the dots. Pick a soil card to match (counting tally marks). Dig around in the sensory bin for a matching numbered seed packet. Match a watering can, a soil card, and a seed packet. Color the matching numbered seed packet on the coloring sheet. Write the number on the recording sheet. Repeat with another match. – comes with:

a] 21 Tally Mark Soil Cards – Place upright in bin with tally marks hidden.

b] 21 Watering Cans (0-20, lettered) – Place upright in bin with letters hidden.

c] 21 Seed Packet Numbers (bury)

d] Seed Packet Coloring Sheet

e] Recording Sheet

f] Answer Key

3] Garden Fairies and Gnomes – Number Order and Stack 0-20 – Pick, Order, Count, Stack, Trace or Write – Pick a card out of the bin. Line them up in numerical order. Dig for interlocking cubes. Count and stack the cubes next to each number. Trace or write the numbers in order on a follow up sheet. – comes with:

a] 21 Number Cards – Place upright in bin with numbers hidden. Bury plastic cubes alongside.

b] Number Order Follow Up Sheet (tracing)

c] Number Order Follow Up Sheet (writing)

4] Snail’s Veggie Garden – Addition Mat – Pick, Count, Add, Show, Color, Write – Pick a snail from the sensory bin. Look at the equation. Dig around for plant counters. Use the counters on the garden mat and plastic numbers to solve the problem. Look for the vegetable number (answer) and color it. Write the equation on the recording sheet. – comes with:

a] Addition Mat

b] 18 Snails (lettered) – Place upright in bin with equations hidden.

c] Plant Counters (bury)

d] Vegetable Coloring Sheet

e] 3 Recording Sheets

f] Answer Keys

5] Garden Gloves – Identifying Shapes – Pick, Identify or Read, Color – Pick a glove pair. Identify the shape and/or read the shape word. Color the matching shape the same color as the gloves. – comes with:

a] 12 Shape Gloves – Place upright in bin with shapes hidden.

b] 12 Shape Word Gloves – Place upright in bin with shape words hidden.

c] 12 Shape and Shape Word Gloves – Place upright in bin with shapes and words hidden.

d] Coloring Sheet

e] Answer Key

6] Sprouts and Ladybugs – Color Sorting – Pick, Identify, Dig, Find, Sort, Color, Write – Pick a sprout. Identify the color. Dig around in the bin for colored ladybugs. Sort the ladybugs by the matching sprout. Color the numbered ladybug the same color. Write the color word. Complete a color and trace page. – comes with:

a] 11 Color Word Sprouts WITHOUT Hints (numbered) – Place upright in bin with words hidden.

b] 11 Color Word Sprouts WITH Hints (numbered) – Place upright in bin with words hidden.

c] Colored Ladybugs- Print as many as desired for sorting and bury in bin.

d] Ladybug Coloring Page

e] Color Words Writing Page

f] Answer Keys

7] Garden Tools – Short O Word Families (5 sets, 25 cvc words total) (ob, od, og, op, ot) – Pick, Identify, Dig, Find, Pick, Read, Match, Color, Write – Pick a flower strip. Identify the picture and missing beginning letter. Dig around in the sensory bin for a flower with the matching letter. Put it on the strip. Pick a garden tool. Read the word. If it matches, put it by the strip. If it doesn’t, put it back and pick another. Find the word on the coloring sheet and color the flower. Write the word by the matching number. – comes with:

a] Set 1 – ob

1] 5 Flower Strips (numbered)

2] 5 Garden Tools – Place upright in bin with words hidden.

3] 5 Flower Letters – Bury

4] Flower Coloring Sheet (5 words)

5] Word Writing Sheet (5 words)

6] Answer Key

b] Set 2 – od

1] 5 Flower Strips (numbered)

2] 5 Garden Tools – Place upright in bin with words hidden.

3] 5 Flower Letters – Bury

4] Flower Coloring Sheet (5 words)

5] Word Writing Sheet (5 words)

6] Answer Key

c] Set 3 – og

1] 5 Flower Strips (numbered)

2] 5 Garden Tools – Place upright in bin with words hidden.

3] 5 Flower Letters – Bury

4] Flower Coloring Sheet (5 words)

5] Word Writing Sheet (5 words)

6] Answer Key

d] Set 4 – op

1] 5 Flower Strips (numbered)

2] 5 Garden Tools – Place upright in bin with words hidden.

3] 5 Flower Letters – Bury

4] Flower Coloring Sheet (5 words)

5] Word Writing Sheet (5 words)

6] Answer Key

e] Set 5 – ot

1] 5 Flower Strips (numbered)

2] 5 Garden Tools – Place upright in bin with words hidden.

3] 5 Flower Letters – Bury

4] Flower Coloring Sheet (5 words)

5] Word Writing Sheet (5 words)

6] Answer Key

8] Garden Kids – Letter Order – Pick, Dig, Find, Match, Color, Cut, Glue – Pick lowercase kids. Line them up in alphabetical order. Dig for uppercase sun clouds. Match uppercase to lowercase. Complete a cut and glue follow up sheet. – comes with:

a] 26 Lowercase Kids – Place upright in bin with letters hidden.

b] 26 Uppercase Clouds (bury)

c] 5 Uppercase Cut and Glue Follow Up Sheets

d] 5 Lowercase Cut and Glue Follow Up Sheets

9] Garden Pals – Upper, Lower, Beg. Sounds Match – Pick, Match 3, Color, Write – Pick and match veggie pals, trowel pals, and a watering can pal. Color the matching trowel. Write the letter. – comes with:

a] 26 Uppercase Veggie Pals – Place upright in bin with letters hidden.

b] 26 Lowercase Trowel Pals – Place upright in bin with letters hidden.

c] 26 Picture Watering Can Pals (numbered) – Place upright in bin with pictures hidden.

d] Uppercase Trowels Coloring Sheet

e] Lowercase Trowels Coloring Sheet

f] Recording Sheet

g] Answer Key

10] Emotional Veggies – Visual Discrimination and Memory – Pick, Match, Color – Pick a card. Pick another one. If they don’t match, replace them and try again. If they do match, leave them out of the bin and color the matching vegetable. Repeat with another pair until all matches are paired and colored. – comes with:

a] 24 Vegetable Cards (12 matches)- Place upright in bin with only the ‘pick me’ showing.

b] Coloring Sheet

1 review
    michelle D.
    26 Jul 2023
    I love all of the sensory bin activities! They are predictable, cover a variety of skills, and are highly engaging for my students.