Beads and Buttons Sensory Bag

This colourful sensory bag is lots of fun and helps expand a child’s sense of touch. It is full of beads and buttons of lots of different sizes and colours that can be easily moved about.

Skill Level

Beginner. Adult supervision needed.

Time to Make

15 minutes

Adult Supervision Needed


How to Make

  1. If you want to remove the label/text from the front of the bag, pour a little nail varnish remover onto a cotton pad and simply rub it off.
  2. Add some hair gel into the bag. Add enough so that, once the gel is spread out, a thin layer covers the whole of the inside of the bag.
  3. Add some buttons into the bag. Try adding buttons of different sizes and contrasting colours.
  4. Pour some beads into the bag.
  5. Close the zip, then spread out the beads and buttons. You can add more if you need to.
  6. Add white tape to the edges of the bag.

Top Tip

If you want the gel to have a colour, try using a coloured hair gel or adding food colouring.

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