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11 Summer Sensory Activities for Toddlers

With summer coming up, you're going to need lots of new activities for your toddlers and preschoolers to keep them occupied and out of trouble! Check out these 11 Summer Sensory Activities For Toddlers! Everything from summer sensory bins to educational math and nature activities. All simple and fun to play with!

Summer sensory activities

Summer is the perfect time to do sensory activities with little ones because there is so much opportunity to get outside, get messy, and have fun all while learning (and getting exposed to many different textures!). The list of sensory play ideas for summer below includes activities that can be done indoors and outdoors, so you can choose what you want to do and get outside if the weather is good!

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Summer Sensory Activities For Toddlers

Sensory activities are SO important for toddlers! And when summer comes around, many toddlers and preschoolers are home from daycare and preschool.

Of course, it is amazing if you are able to get lots of outdoor time with your little ones in the summer. But sometimes you need to set them up with an activity to do at home.

So check out these great summer-themed sensory activities! You'll find everything from edible sensory bins to educational math and crafts activities for little ones.

In addition to that, I have a few outdoor sensory activities you can do with your little ones to make the most of your time outside this summer! Enjoy!

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Summer Sensory Bins

Summer Sensory Crafts

Outdoor Sensory Fun for Toddlers

Beach Day!

Yes, taking your kids to the beach is a GREAT sensory activity! Touching the sand, getting their toes wet is all important for sensory development for kids. So plan a trip to the beach this summer - whether it's the ocean or a local lake. Even an outdoor inflatable pool or local splash pad at the park is not a bad idea!

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