Valentine’s Day Sensory Bin Ideas

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Do you like to put together sensory play activities for your kids?
Sensory Play can be so much fun. It can be messy too, but if you are brave enough to do it, it can be so rewarding! Your kids will spend hours happily playing and learning in the process. We love to do themed unit studies and themed activities around the holidays. 

Here are some really fun Valentine’s Day Themed Sensory Bins and Sensory Ideas that you can do with your kids at home. Most of these items you can pick up at a dollar store!

Valentine’s Sensory Bin from Fantastic Fun and Learning – every single one of these items can be picked up at a Dollar Tree!
Valentine Sensory Bin made with materials from the Dollar Tree

Valentine’s Sensory Tub from Mrs. Jones Creations – love the addition of pipe cleaners to this tub. Kids love pipe cleaners!

Valentine’s Goop Science Sensory Play Oobleck Activity from Little Bins for Little Hands – this bin uses those cute little red hot candies!
Valentines Goop Science Activity Valentines oobleck science sensory play

2 Ingredient Valentine’s Day Glitter Slime from Inspiration Laboratories – kids love to play with slime!
Valentine's Day Glitter Slime - made with only two ingredients!

Valentine’s Sensory Tub from Preschool Play – I love the flower petals. So pretty!

Simple Valentine’s Sensory Bin from Dirt and Dinosaurs – this is a great use for those stale conversation hearts!

Valentine’s Day Sensory Bin with Colored Rice from Learn Play Imagine – this tub uses dyed rice. It’s so pretty!
Simple sensory play for Valentine's Day

 How to Make a Valentine’s Sensory Tub that Toddlers will Love from Baby Savers – I love this detailed post showing exactly how to create a sensory tub. This is great if you’ve never made one before.
valentine's day sensory tub

Valentine’s Sensory Bottle from Teaching Mama
Valentine's Themed Sensory Bottle

Learning and Exploring through Play has some great sensory activities. There are sensory boxes, tubs, bags and more!

Heart Textured Valentine’s Playdough
Valentine’s Sensory Box
Valentine’s Sensory Soup
Heart Sensory Bag
Homemade Valentine’s Light Box

Written by Sarah


Sarah is a wife, daughter of the King and Granola Mama to 4 children ages 16-5. She is a Charlotte Mason style homeschooler and has been homeschooling for 13 years now. She is still trying to find the balance between work and keeping a home and says she can only do it by the Grace of God, Coffee and Green Smoothies!

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