Play Toolkit – Sensory Bags

What You Need:

  • 1 Large Ziploc® Bag

  • Body Wash

  • Confetti

  • Packaging Tape

  • Food Coloring


  • Squeeze body wash into the bag, add food coloring and confetti.

  • Get out as much air as possible, then seal bag tightly with tape.

  • Bag can be used for children to explore and feel different sensations.

This is a fun activity to make at home and take on the run whenever a visual distraction is needed. Allow the child to choose colors and shapes to promote sense of control and self-esteem. Different bags can be made to match different moods.

All activities should be supervised by an adult.