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Peter Rabbit Sensory Bin

By Devany LeDrew | Labels:
Has there ever been a more classic spring story than Peter Rabbit? We created a sensory bin for the children's book to retell the plot as we play!

Peter Rabbit sensory bin for kids to retell this classic children's book!

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Playmobil pieces were perfect for our Peter Rabbit small world. This is a combination of several sets that we've collected over the years but I think most of the pieces are available in the farm house and rabbit sets!

If you follow us on Instagram you probably saw our daughter's list of characters and props she wanted to retell the story! First, we have Flopsy, Mopsy, and Cottontail staying near home as they listen to their mother's warnings.

We filled the rest of the sensory bin with expired oats but you could also use real soil or bird seed. Our kids liked being able to scoop and pour the oats which is another fine motor benefit of playing with a sensory bin. 

We all know that Peter Rabbit didn't listen to his mother! He couldn't resist sneaking into Mr. McGregor's garden to snack on the vegetables.

Our daughter insisted we include Mrs. McGregor too! She was a bit stuck on the fact that this woman in the story would turn pesky rabbits into pies. She wanted to put a pie in our sensory bin too but I talked her out of it!

Once spotted, Peter tries to escape the garden but he gets stuck in the fence! The birds cheer him on to struggle to escape.

Finally he breaks free as Mr. McGregor tries to trap him in a bucket! He runs home to the safety of his mother. Do you think he learned his lesson?

More Peter Rabbit Ideas: 

Bunny Color Sorting by Toddler Approved

The Tale of Peter Rabbit ABC Carrot Patch by Growing Book by Book

Name Tracing Rabbit Fun by The Educators' Spin On it

Carrot Number Matching Activity by 3 Dinosaurs

Rabbit Food Lettuce Wraps for Kids to Make by Rainy Day Mum

Plant Science Experiment Inspired by Peter Rabbit by Inspiration Laboratories

Carrot Painting Pre-Writing Practice by Preschool Powol Packets

Feed the Rabbit Activity by Mom Inspired Life

Peter Rabbit Paper Plate Pop-Up Garden by I Can Teach My Child

Bunny Treat Bags by Mama Miss

Bunny Cracker Snack by The Pleasantest Thing

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  1. Oooh, I love that you used oatmeal! Such a fun bin!

  2. The Playmobil sets make for a perfect sensory bin. Love it!