Tips and Tricks

Questions to ask during sensory play (questions vary by kit):

Do you have any ideas about how we might begin?
How did you do that?

What will you do next?
How did you figure that out?
Tell me about....?
How did you solve it?
What can I do to help?
Can you tell me how you sorted the… (animals, shapes, people) 
How would you see how ___ that is? (tall, short, long, wide)
What do you suppose would happen if..?

Setting up your sensory bin:

There is no right or wrong way to set up your bin. This is a great place for your child to take the lead.  

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