I LOVE making homemade gifts for my friends and their kids. A friends' son turned 4 and for his birthday I made him a construction site small world sensory bin. It was so easy to setup and I found everything at Walmart. I was running low on time so I couldn't go home to use any of the items I already had so I purchased everything at Walmart, although altogether was still very reasonable. The sand and rocks were found in the aquarium/fish section. The large rocks and colored rocks were found in the floral section. I added a tin bucket and funnel and also some styrofoam balls which if I had more time I would have painted grey or black. The trucks were purchased in a pack and I threw in some nuts, bolts, and washers as well.
I purchased a medium/large size plastic storage container and used black and yellow duct tape to decorate the top of the box. I didn't want to write on the lid so they could reuse the container for something else later.
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