For today’s junk play, I have set up a very simple sensory bin with packing peanuts. And since Easter is upcoming, we decided to spice up a sensory play for a toddler with a bit of yummy chocolate!
If you received packing peanuts in your incoming mail, think about the ways to use it for play before shipping it off to another destination or trashing it.
Sooo…. grab a cardboard box or plastic bin, or anything else you have on hand and threw packing peanuts inside. Add a package of small Easter egg chocolates and bunch of random items you have around the home. We used things like small toys, small containers (jewelry and such), laces, or you can use Easter themed items like empty plastic eggs, small chicks, bunnies, flowers, etc. Whatever you have around will be fine. After all, my toddler was only interested in finding chocolate eggs!
Today’s post is part of 60 Day Junk Play Challenge and we had as material prompt today PACKING PEANUTS.
If you would like more ideas to play with packing peanuts, stop by In The Playroom who also had fun today playing with packing peanuts!
To read more about Junk Play Challenge and get involved upcycling your trash for play, stop by our 60 Day Junk Play Challenge page.
Mihaela runs Best Toys 4 Toddlers blog and loves to come up with new ideas how to use old toys her 2 daughters keep leaving on the floor to slip over. She loves them despite the fact that they call her mommy few hundred times a day, and it makes her nuts.