Well, I did it. I took my sensory table completely out of the room. I moved the shelves into the middle of the mat and filled them with scoops, long-handle spoons, and big and small containers.
five-gallon buckets and three large tubs. I turned over one tub for a small table. I also covered my clear toddler table to create another small table as an elevated work surface. Here is the setup from two other perspectives.