Sugar Aunts: Snowy Farm Sensory Bin

Snowy Farm Sensory Bin

Before this weeked, we've had a super cool spring.  With a handful of days where it snowed.  We are ready for outside play in short sleeves, running in the yard, and grass stained knees. 
But, we have been loving this fun play activity too :)
We had a boat load of shredded paper from doing taxes recently.  It came in pretty handy for a

small world snowy farm scene!

We put some farm animals, the Little People barn, and of course, Little Guy's construction vehicles.
(how else can the farmer move allll that snow??)

Little Guy went to farm-town with imagination stories and pretend play.
Baby Girl loves to make the animal sounds and had a blast finding them in the shredded paper.
My fun-loving Baby Girl instigated this little incident...
she just couldn't help herself :)
What are we learning through play?

Imagination Play

Pretend Play

Learning Animals

Animal Sounds

Visual Scanning

Sensory Play

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  1. This looks so much fun! What a great idea for using shredded paper.

    Thanks for sharing on The Sunday Showcase. I've pinned to our board.

  2. LOL Ok confession... sensory boxes terrify me... oh the mess seems like it would be overwhelming lol Thanks for sharing with us at Eco-Kids Tuesday!! Hope you come link up again today!

  3. This is really cool and looks like a lot of fun for kids! Would love it if you linked up at

  4. Fun! I love this! We don't get very much snow here in Mississippi so this really would be a lot of fun here too!

    Thanks for sharing on Party In Polka Dots!


  5. This looks like so much fun!

    I would love for you to link up this - and your other sensory play posts - at the Sensory Play link up on Empty Your Archive, Alice @ Mums Make Lists x

  6. This is awesome ... so creative! I featured your post and photo in my 40+ Farm Sensory Tubs post at

  7. What a wonderful idea- a snowy farm! We'll have to try it this winter. Thanks for linking up to Discover & Explore this week!


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