Back to School Sensory Bin

School is in full swing! You survived Meet the Teacher, Back to School Night, and the first day of school. Create your own Back to School sensory bin so your littlest can join in on the fun - whether he hops the yellow bus or not!

Based in primary and secondary colors, this bin introduces school classics through the attractive science of magnetism.

What You Need:

2 lbs. Black Beans

26 Magnetic Alphabet Letters (use a mix of upper and lowercase, all of one, or all of both)

6 Crayon Erasers

12 Pom Poms

5 Silicone Cupcake Holders

1 Red Silicone Cupcake Holder

1 Magnetic Wand

5 Large Magnetic Marbles or 12 Mini Magnetic Marbles

1 Plastic Bin with Latching Lid (we recommend 15.5qt.)

You can add to your little's learning with a few extra items.

Alphabet Letter Matching


1 cookie sheet

magnetic letters

Sharpie or dry erase marker (or