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I LOVE sensory bins to help children learn through play. You can learn more about how to use sensory bins here. It is a common theme in pretend play for children to make believe that they are running an ice cream shop. Imagine their excitement when you create a colorful and engaging experience ice cream shop for them to play and learn! How to Make an Ice Cream Themed Sensory Bin for Kids to Learn Through Play.

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To make an ice cream sensory bin you will want to get some or all of the following supplies. . .

Multi Colored Rice

Plastic Ice Cream Dishes

Ice Cream Cone Dishes With Spoon

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Pom Poms

Plastic Balls

Ice Cream Scoops

Plastic Balls

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Popsicle Sticks

Easter Grass

Shredded Paper

Pipe Cleaners

I made ice cream cones by trimming down paper party hats

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Kids can make whipped cream to top ice cream by twisting white pipe cleaners. Add a cherry on top with a red pompom!

Hoe to make an ice cream sensory bin to learn through play - jenny at dapperhouse

Encourage children to use hand eye coordination and fine motor skills when moving the rice and pompoms.

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Encourage sorting and categorizing by color, texture, size and weight.

Add some money and teach children about price, buying, selling, making change and more!

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Above all let children have fun playing with their ice cream shop!

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