150 items to Include in a Discovery Basket.  A Discovery Basket or Treasure Basket is a basket that you fill with ordinary non-hazardous items for your child to explore. The theory behind it is that children are naturally inclined to explore and investigate to develop their own understanding and knowledge. Through exploring safe items that stimulate the senses, children are storing and retaining information about texture, taste, sound, appearance and scent.

150 items to Include in a Discovery Basket. A Discovery Basket or Treasure Basket is a basket that you fill with ordinary non-hazardous items for your child to explore. The theory behind it is that children are naturally inclined to explore and investigate to develop their own understanding and knowledge. Through exploring safe items that stimulate the senses, children are storing and retaining information about texture, taste, sound, appearance and scent.

The Imagination Tree: Baby Play Ideas and Activities: 6-18 Months.  Some really good stuff here!  I especially like the idea of putting fabric scraps into an old wipe or kleenex box for babe to pull out :)

Baby Play Ideas and Activities: 6-18 Months

The Imagination Tree: Baby Play Ideas and Activities: 6-18 Months. Some really good stuff here! I especially like the idea of putting fabric scraps into an old wipe or kleenex box for babe to pull out :)

Great ideas for DIY baby sensory treasure baskets you can put together in minutes, using things you have around the home.

Great ideas for DIY baby sensory treasure baskets you can put together in minutes, using things you have around the home.

The Imagination Tree: Baby Play Ideas and Activities: 6-18 Months. * This box is filled with choking hazards.  I would substitute the buttons and straws for infant sized toys.  Maybe scour SAVERS.  Cute idea though.

Baby Play Ideas and Activities: 6-18 Months

The Imagination Tree: Baby Play Ideas and Activities: 6-18 Months. * This box is filled with choking hazards. I would substitute the buttons and straws for infant sized toys. Maybe scour SAVERS. Cute idea though.

Treasure Baskets - I love giving these as gifts so I am grateful for the extra ideas!

Treasure Baskets - I love giving these as gifts so I am grateful for the extra ideas!

Article about heuristic play with loads more ideas for baby treasure baskets

Article about heuristic play with loads more ideas for baby treasure baskets

Activities for Babies: Exploring Sound Treasure Basket | Childhood101

Activities for Babies: Exploring Sound Treasure Basket

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