This super easy to make honey bee sensory bag is great for babies and toddlers. It’s in fact a great sensory play for the spring time.
You can create it in just one minute! All you need are few things, that you surely have already at home:
Materials for the Honey Bee Sensory Bag
- Clear resealable plastic ziploc bag.
- Permanent marker.
- Yellow liquid soup OR yellow Jello & optionally glitter glue.
- 2 golden buttons
- Our free printables.
Download the printables here
The sensory bag can be created for babies as well for toddlers.
Instructions Honey Bee Sensory Bag for Baby
- Firstly, print out the printables on a cardboard or plastic and then cut them out.
- Secondly, place the cutouts in the plastic bag in a order you like (bee hive, bees, flowers).
- Afterwards, add the liquid soap or jello into the plastic bag and spread the cutouts.
- Finally, seal the bag and tape it to floor or the surface your baby can access easily.
- That’s it! Your baby can finally start exploring!
Instructions Honey Bee Sensory Bag for Toddler
- Firstly, print out the printables and then cut them out.
- Secondly, place and tape them on your toddler’s activity table.
- Thirdly, use the permanent marker to draw the bag decorations. For example, I indicated simply where the golden honey collected (two golden buttons) have to be drag to.
- Afterwards, add the liquid soap or jello and the buttons into the plastic bag.
- Finally, seal the bag and tape it to the table, so that you cover the honey bee cutouts.
- That’s it! Your toddler can finally start playing!
How it goes
If you want to use this sensory bag for your baby you can just place it on the floor and let your little one explore the figures and texture with their hands. Here is a short video:
This is a great activity for tummy time.
If you use this honey bee sensory bag for your toddler, just tape it to their activity table. Ask them to collect the honey from the flowers and deliver it to the bee hive.
Here is a short video how the activity goes in our case.
This sensory bag is a great fine motor activity that can be repeated daily.
You can use the printables to create an easy DIY balancing game for your toddler. Follow the simple instructions here.
Additionally, you can teach your little one some interesting things about bees. For example, that there are different types of bees in a honey bee hive: Worker, Drone and Queen. Each has its own important roles and performs specific duties in a bee colony.
Looking for more sensory activities and sensory play? Check out these ones here.