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Montessori Activities: Fruit Sensory Play


Prep time: 10 minutes

Difficulty: Easy Peasy

Estimated Cost: All home-based objects

Mess level: Non

.What you need

  • Tray

  • Water

  • Different kinds of fruit, cut it into different shapes


The set up is easy, just cut some fruit, place in a tray and add water!

Then just have fun with exploring baby sensory play with fruit!

Tips to talk about

This Montessori sensory activity is a very hands on kids activity which involved lots of communication and exploring with the kids. Talk about textures, taste, the smell, seeds, colour et


  • A great sensory activity that is fun and healthy!

  • A sensory explosion since it stimulated all the five senses.

  • Taste safe

  • Can Introducing different foods and flavors

How to adapt:

  • Explain to your child fruit needs washing before eating.

  • Give your child tools as they get older or to extend engagement, it could be cups, bowls, scopers, or a play-set.

  • And then you can give your child tools to cut/peel the fruit and eat.

  • When age-appropriate you can also involve them in the cutting of the fruit

  • Add other elements such as food coloring or flowers.

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