Garden & Insects Invitation to Play Sensory Box *Limited Edition*
Let your curious little gardener explore with bugs - cut some grass (great fine motor skills), collect some leaves, dirt, rocks and use their imagination. Step into nature and explore the garden, plant your flower, go on a treasure hunt and sit down together and learn all about Bugs and the Life Cycle of a plant.
Sensory trays have become an increasingly popular tool that is used for both calming and educational purposes. Allow your child to engage in age-appropriate mindfulness activities, developing dispositions such as curiosity and creativity. With a plethora of learning opportunities, these can be used for an invitation to play to promote creativity and imagination.
* Activity 1: Invitation to play (Wooden Leaf Scoop, Wooden Trees, Black beans, Green Peas Bugs, Wooden puzzle pieces, twigs, leaves)
* Activity 2: Watch me grow kit - kids will love hearing the story of Jack planting magic beans that grew overnight. Learning about plant growth and watching them transform every day. (this kit is reusable and includes timber stand, test tube, water dropper, cotton balls, snow peas & instructions)
* Activity 3: Wooden Nature Hunt Board – a fantastic way to get outside and collect beautiful leaves and pieces. Talk about their colours and shapes; what can you see, hear, and smell?
* Activity 4: Look inside Bug and Plant facts reading and learning
* Activity 5: Garden puzzle match (12 piece set) – can you read the word and match the picture? These puzzle pieces are extremely versatile. They work great with your play tray set up and use them for tracing - another great activity for fine motor skills.
(Additional items from home: Play Tray/Tub of your choice, grass, leaves for the tray)
Fine Motor Skills
Literacy and Numeracy
What inside the box?
Kids Garden Gloves x 1
Long Bamboo Scoop x 1
Usborne Book Inside Bugs homes x 1
Black Beans x 1 pack
Green Peas x 1 pack
Insects x 15
Wooden Nature Hunt Board x 1
Wooden Garden Puzzle (12 piece set) x 1 Watch me Grow Kit (Instructions, timber stand, test tubes, water dropper, cotton balls, snow peas and instructions) x 1
* Wooden tray not included but available for purchase *
Enjoy hours of fun! This is a beautiful way to reconnect with your little ones on an emotional level - nurture them and make them feel loved daily “fill their buckets.”