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Spring Garden Sensory Tub

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Today we launched full force into Spring with a gardening sensory tub. Initially, I thought we’d be doing this tub indoors, but we lucked out with the weather today. We used a 28-quart storage container.

Spring Garden Sensory Tub

Spring Sensory TubWe collected rocks on the beach yesterday. Last night I painted them so my preschooler could hunt for the rock letters and spell S-P-R-I-N-G and E-A-R-T-H.

Spring Sensory Tub

Spring critters galore with a few broken-down egg cartons for scooping and planting!

Spring Sensory Tub

I picked up kids-sized gardening tools, including gloves, at Target.

Spring Sensory Tub

We used black beans, potting soil, green lentils, and coffee grounds for a base.

Spring Sensory Tub

My toddler added the rocks we collected yesterday, carefully placing them on the soil.

Spring Sensory Tub

So pretty. Great sounds and colors.

Spring Sensory Tub

These adorable carrots were great for scooping and fine motor skills. I picked it up from Target.

Spring Sensory Tub

My son loved his gardening gloves.

Spring Sensory Tub

Fine motor skill work.

Spring Sensory Tub

I love this shot.

Spring Sensory Tub

Spring critters included ants, beetles, ladybugs, bees, and crickets.

Spring Sensory Tub

A fully worked sensory tub.

Spring Sensory Tub

Our 14-month-old loved digging around the tub!

Spring Sensory Tub

This final series of shots epitomizes the sensory tub experience for us!

Spring Sensory Tub

Spring Sensory Tub

Spring Sensory Tub

A complete list of what we included:

  1. 28 quart sized storage container
  2. Kids sized gardening tools
  3. Kids sized gardening gloves
  4. Egg cartons for scooping
  5. Bug figurines
  6. Rocks without and with painted letters to spell SPRING and EARTH
  7. Potting soil
  8. Black beans
  9. Green lentils
  10. Small watering can
  11. Coffee grounds
  12. Plastic Carrot Easter containers
  13. Melissa & Doug Fruits & Vegetables
  14. Green porcupine balls

Thank you for visiting us today! I hope that we inspired you!
Marnie

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