It’s headed towards winter! As you experience the change in seasons, try these 25+ winter sensory ideas for kids!
25+ Winter Sensory Ideas for Kids
Hot Chocolate Cloud Dough – Sugar Spice & Glitter
Cloud dough is easy to make, and a unique sensory experience. Create this hot chocolate themed cloud dough!
Sparkly Winter 2 Ingredient Play Dough – Growing Hand On Kids
Have you ever made play dough? This play dough looks and feels just like winter!
Hot Chocolate Sensory Bin – Play Learn Everyday
While you’re snuggled by the fire, try this hot chocolate sensory bin.
Blizzard in a Bottle – No Time for Flash Cards
Have a snowstorm around your house? Make a blizzard in a bottle!
Elf On The Shelf Sensory Series – Integrated Learning Strategies Corner
If you use Elf on the Shelf, get him involved in this sensory idea.
How Do Animals Stay Warm in Winter? – Science Sparks
Find out how animals stay warm in winter with this science activity combined with a sensory experience!
Paint the Snow – Growing a Jeweled Rose
Bring snow indoors for this sensory idea. It’s great to experience the look and feel of snow, without the cold, making this especially ideal for little ones.
Melting Snow Science Experiment – Mom Inspired Life
How does snow melt? How long does it take to melt? Grow an innovative mind with this basic science experiment.
Salt Water Experiment – The Science Kids
Experiment with the density of salt water in this science experiment. Test it with different items for more fun!
Hot Chocolate Play Dough – Mid West Modern Mama
Make hot chocolate themed play dough with this simple recipe!
Arctic Frozen Foam Dough – Natural Beach Living
This frozen foam dough is inspired by the arctic and Antartica. Learn the habitat of arctic examples while gaining a sensory experience.
Snow Storm In a Bottle – Blue Skies Ahead
Create a snow storm in a bottle! This sensory bottle has a confined mess and is fun to shake back and forth!
Squishy Snowman Sensory Bag – Mama Papa Bubba
Create a snowman, in a bag! They’re simple to make even with little ones. They’re fun to hang on a windowsill to see the light glisten through the bags.
Snowflake Sensory Bin for Learning and Fun – Life Over C’s
This snowflake themed sensory bin is a mixture of white and blue, and contains all things winter!
Animals Hibernating in Winter – The Natural Homeschool
Which animals hibernate in winter? Why? Find out in this science/sensory activity, great for teaching science hands-on.
Marshmallow Snowflakes – Play Ground Park Bench
This activity combines sensory skills and fine motor skills. Plus, it’s low cost and low mess.
Arctic Sensory Tub – Rainy Day Mum
Study the different animals of the arctic in this sensory tub, that can pair with arctic themed picture books.
Winter Snowflake Sensory Bottle – The Jenny Evolution
This sensory bottle is festive and has a winter feel, without being messy or too cold!
Winter Snowman Sensory Box – Where Imagination Grows
This sensory box has the look and feel of real snow. Create your own mini snowmen in this box, with a limited mess!
Simple Snowman Sensory Bin – Living Montessori Now
Great for toddlers, this sensory bin is soft and fluffy, gentle for little hands.
Penguin World Winter Sensory Bin – Adventure In a Box
Penguins are probably my favorite winter animal. Discover more about their lives in the arctic through this sensory bin.
Touchy-Feely Sensory Tube Ideas – Kids Activities Blog
Experience different textures with this sensory bin.
Make Your Own DIY Play Snow – Savvy Sassy Mom
If you don’t have snow where you live, try creating your own play snow!
Hot Chocolate Paint – Colors are Magic
Get creative with this hot chocolate colored paint that smells like cocoa!
Peppermint Water Science Candy Sensory Play – Little Bin For Little Hands
Combine science, sensory, and the sweet smell of peppermint in this sensory activity!
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