Create a discovery bottle with pipe cleaners and a plastic soda bottle then add a magnet wand for hours of fun.
"It's Raining" station for the sensory table in pre-kindergarten. Add colored animals or dinos for them to sort while playing in the water:)
I like this list of budget-friendly sensory bins. She lists the total cost for each and the cost for each are roughly around $5 or less.
Sandpit area at Karana Early Education Centre ≈≈ http://www.pinterest.com/kinderooacademy/sand-water-play/
Investigating real and fake money by using magnets
Rice in the Water Tray (",) Love the tray of tools
Playfully Learning: Sensory Table Idea-Pom Poms
Scoops & funnels - tools for the water and sand tables. Great for mixing or measuring. Open ended as to their uses.
Use the squirty bottles to move the boats down the channel. Whose boat will reach the end first? EYFS
Invitation to play: construction site