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Cattail sensory bin

I am one of them people who can play with cattails for ever and never get bored. Thankfully my kids are too. So on our latest nature walk we grab some to bring home and play with. Cattail is a plant that creates a lot of seeds. You would be surprised by how much one can make. So we collected some nature creatures and threw them in the bin. The kids had fun taking off all the seeds and playing. Just one thing I suggest is keep this as a outdoor thing! I still have seeds blowing everywhere. After the bin was done we took it outside to play with out there. Totally worth the mess, it was a lot of fun.

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