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Wow! What a great collection of apple sensory bin ideas for preschoolers. They’re perfect for your apples preschool theme.
Apple season will soon be here. Will you be teaching apples in your preschool this fall? If so, explore these apple-themed sensory bins to add a fun element to your everyday lessons.
Sensory play is important for young children. It allows them to use all five senses as they explore science, math, and literacy skills.
Apple Sensory Bin Ideas
Fill a bin with colored rice, letter stones, and plastic apples (of course), and you’ve got the start of a great apple sensory bin for fall. Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds
Fill a bin with cinnamon-scented oats, pom poms, and “a’s” in this A is for Apple bin, and your kids can have fun counting and practicing the “ahh” sound. In Our Pond
Apple sensory soup is quick and easy to prepare in your water table. Encourage little ones to scoop and pour for some fine motor practice, as well. And Next Comes L
An apple cinnamon sensory bin is sure to get you in the mood for fall! Fantastic Fun and Learning
Apple Jacks cereal and cinnamon sticks add a fun sensory experience in this oatmeal apple sensory play activity. Pre-K Pages
Set up an apple pie sand tray for your little ones to practice letter formations with a fun sensory twist. In Our Pond
Little ones will love pouring and scooping the padded felt apples in this fall sensory bin. Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds
The printable pattern cards are the perfect activity to use alongside this apple sensory bin. Teaching Mama
Set up an invitation to play with this apple pie sensory activity. Kids will love pretending to be little bakers! Fun-a-Day
These apple-themed sensory cards make a great on-the-go sensory activity for even your littlest kiddos. Stir the Wonder
After reading Ten Red Apples, your tots and preschoolers will enjoy manipulating this Ten Red Apples Sensory Bag. It’s perfect for young tots and older preschoolers alike. I Can Teach My Child
Make a batch of this apple pie scented cloud dough. It’s taste safe, and offers a wide variety of sensory play opportunities. Little Bins for Little Hands
I love the apple trees in this simple apple sensory bin. It will provide lots of fun apple-themed play for preschoolers. Gift of Curiosity
You will not believe what makes the “apples” in this apple pie sensory tray. Fun-a-Day
Sensory bins don’t get much easier than this! And, your little ones will really enjoy this edible apple sensory bin. Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails
Have you introduced your preschoolers to water beads yet? You can with this water beads apples sensory bin for kids. Little Bins for Little Hands
How about a sensory activity for the road? This easy apple sensory bottle doubles as a fun I Spy game for little ones. Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails
Kids can recreate their trip to the apple orchard or farmer’s market with this apple orchard sensory bin. Heart Crafty Things
This Ten Apples Up On Top sensory bin is sure to become a favorite that your preschoolers will want to explore all season long. Living Montessori Now
This apple sensory bin for toddlers utilizes applesauce and apple slices making it a super safe activity for little ones. Natural Beach Living
Which one of these fun sensory bin ideas will you try first?
PRESCHOOL BOOKS ABOUT APPLES
Fill your book basket with a great collection of books about apples. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.
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Apples, Apples, Apples – It’s a blue sky autumn day and Minna, Pop, Mom, and Dad have decided to go on an outing to Long Hill Orchard. As the bunnies fill their baskets, Farmer Miller teaches them all about apples. This charming story is filled with fun facts, activities, and an applesauce recipe.
Pinkalicious: Apples, Apples, Apples – Pinkalicious and the Pinkertons are all excited when they return from their trip to the orchard with lots of Pink Lady apples to munch on! After realizing they have more apples than the family could possibly use, Pinkalicious finds ways to share the apples with others.
How Do Apples Grow? – Young children love to eat apples and go to orchards. Here’s a Hello, World! board book that teaches toddlers all about how apples grow—from seed to sapling to tree to applesauce.
RESOURCES I LOVE
Everyone loves an apple. Yum. Dig right into the core of the apple with this interactive felt labeling set. There are labels for the inside and outside including ones to show what happens to the flower during the apple life cycle.
Practice counting apples with this fun apple counting baskets felt board set. Children will love placing the correct number of apples in baskets. They’ll learn to recognize numerals, number words and counting to five.