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Egg Carton Pumpkins Fall Sensory Bin


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Fall Pumpkin Sensory Bin

We made these fun pumpkins one day and have been playing with them a lot lately. 

We started by painting an egg carton orange.  (This was a group project between all of the kids...)
Big Sister then helped me paint 12 golf tees a nice shade of green.

Painting Egg Cartons
 
Once the paint dried, Little Guy got busy hammering the golf tees into the egg carton. 

 
He is a huge fan of hammering golf tees into egg cartons.  We first did it here.  It's such a great fine motor activity and just SO much fun :)

Hammering Golf tees into egg carton

I cut the pumpkins apart and we got busy playing!  They went first into a fall sensory bin.  Perfect for hiding in corn, counting, seeking, and exploring!  I think we'll be using our little pumpkins a lot this fall :)


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6 comments :

  1. Oh yes! This will be a perfect sensory bin project for my preschoolers this fall. THANK YOU!!! This is soooo cute.

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  2. Thank you! We had a lot of fun with it and I hope your preschoolers do too!

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  3. So cool! I love combining activities with sensory play. Will you come share if you have a minute?

    http://littlebinsforlittlehands.com/ultimate-sensory-pinning-play-party-6/

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  4. plan to add this to my fall round up with a link and photo. Please let me know if this is not ok:)

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  5. This is a great way to make your own hands-on craft about pumpkins. I will try this one this year with my kiddos! Thank you for linking up this week to the Thoughtful Spot Weekly Blog Hop :-)

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  6. I love your egg carton pumpkins! We have a fall sensory bin with corn and some other fall items and these pumpkins would make a nice addition!

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