KIDS ACTIVITIES

HALLOWEEN SENSORY BOTTLES

Ready to add some spooky feels to your playroom? These Halloween sensory bottles are perfect for that! 

Sensory bottles are a simple but effective toy to pull together. They can be used for a variety of ages, they’re mess-free and they’re portable too! While sensory bottles have a history of being used in calm down corners, for anxious children and those who need calming down techniques, they’re also a wonderful exploration addition to any playroom. Since they’re mess-free and reusable there’s a very long list of what you can put inside! 

Here’s a list of some Halloween sensory bottles you can put together in minutes. 

For my sensory bottles I typically use the sensory bottle by Artminds that Michaels sells. They’re cheap, strong and the opening is wide enough to fit many materials! Mine are scratched up from being used to often (and frequently on hardwood flooring) so that’s why they look a little funny in the photos. 

However, you can very easily make sensory bottles out of your recycling: pop bottles, VOSS water bottles and plastic spice containers are just a few examples.

As far as what I put inside, I try and keep it as low waste as possible. Stores like Dollarama will always have fun items to throw inside but I try to find items at the thrift store or our local Buy Nothing group first. I avoid adding glitter to reduce the amount of micro plastics heading into our water streams. I try to use items that can be washed, stored and then reused after too!  

MATERIALS USED:

  • Small plastic figures in Halloween shapes (bats, ghosts and spiders)
  • Halloween coloured plastic gems
  • Water

MATERIALS USED:

  • Reusable Halloween ice cubes
  • Water

MATERIALS USED:

  • Fake cobweb
  • Plastic spiders

MATERIALS USED:

  • Different sizes of Halloween coloured pompoms 

MATERIALS USED

  • Mini plastic pumpkin gems 
  • Water

MATERIALS USED

  • Laminated candy wrappers
  • Chickpeas painted black 

There you have it! Six super simple Halloween sensory bottles. If you’re worried about the bottles being opened you can tape them shut. I usually use either black duct tape or electrical tape so it’s strong and blends in, but something like a packing tape would work too. 

Hope you have a safe and fun Halloween!

 

 

Plan on trying one of these out?

Tag me on Instagram so I can see:

HEAD TO MY MOTHERHOOD IG

HEAD TO MY KIDS ACTIVITIES IG

Or use my hashtag! #BTMinspired

 

 

 

 

SIGN UP FOR MY MAILING LIST

Please wait...

Thanks for joining! 

Leave a Reply