Make these Fall sensory bin for kids with autism to use at home or in your classroom. I’ve used a lot of sensory boxes for autism over the years and these are my favorite ideas to make Fall sensory bins for autistic learners. Make sure you print out your free printable Fall sensory box ideas checklist to get the most out of this post!
What to put in Fall Sensory Bins (30+ Fun Ideas)
- Dried chickpeas
- Corn kernels (–> this Fall sensory bin is filled with corn, chestnuts & pinecones!)
- Cotton balls
- Dried pasta (elbow macaroni, penne, fusilli, broken spaghetti – whatever you like!)
- Shredded paper
- Pompoms (mix up the sizes for added fun)
- Dried peas
- Dried lentils
- Puzzle pieces
- Small stones
- Small toys (like miniature figurines)
- Pipe cleaners
- Dried rice
- Sensory balls
- Plastic beads
- Sand (moon sand or regular)
- Dried couscous
- Bits of cardboard cut into strips or squares
- Wooden beads
- Bits of felt (cut into different sizes and shapes)
- Fabric (circles or squares)
Printable List of Fall Sensory Bins Filler Ideas
Make sure you print out my list of Fall sensory bin filler ideas to put in your child or students’ program binder or to keep on hand to come back to for inspiration again and again.
Step 1 – Download your free printable.
Step 2 – Print it out.
Step 3 – Add it to your child or student’s program binder or laminate it and put it up in your classroom.
Step 4 – Have some Fall sensory fun!
Some Fall Sensory Bins I Love
- Fall Sensory Bin (Happy Hooligans)
- Farm Harvest Sensory Bin (Mommy Evolution)
- Thanksgiving Sensory Bin (The Chaos and the Clutter)
- Apple Sensory Bin (Teaching Mama)
- Pumpkin Patch Sensory Bin (Life Over Cs)
- Fall Leaves Fine Motor Sensory Bin (Pre-K Pages)
- Acorns and Leaves Fall Sensory Bin (Stir the Wonder)
- Autumn Slime Goop Sensory Bin (Happy Toddler Playtime)
- Washing Pumpkins Sensory Bin (Active Littles)
- Squirrel Sensory Bin (Sugar Spice and Glitter)
More Fall Sensory Play Ideas
- Fall Cutting Activities
- Best Sensory Toys for Autism – my pick of the 10 toys every child with autism need at home!
- Autism Chew Toys – if your child or students chew on everything you need these!
- Pumpkin Carving Ideas for Kids – try one of these fun ideas this Fall!
- Halloween Sensory Box – use this fun color sorting pumpkins and spiders sensory box this Halloween.
- Sensory Boxes – a selection of the best sensory boxes for kids on the autism spectrum.
- Autism Activities – 28+ amazing, educational autism activities for little learners.
More Autism Learning Resources
- The Successful Interaction with a Child with Autism Course – learn to better understand your autistic child or students with this complete course.
- Autism Activities Workbook Bundle – build communication skills, fine motor skills, sensory play skills and daily living skills, while helping your child or students to successfully manage any difficult behaviors, with these fun, educational, printable activities.
- Sensory Communication Workbook – Build communication skills with simple sensory activities.
- How to Make a Communication Binder Guide & Workbook – Learn how to create a Communication Binder for your child or student with autism using real photos. Follow my expert guide to learn how to use it to increase communication skills.
- Zoo Animals Play Dough Mats Bundle – use these printable play dough mat to work on the names of the animals, build language skills, and increase fine motor strength and precision in a fun, sensory way!
Fall Sensory Bins
I hope you love these Fall sensory bin ideas for kids with autism!
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