Sensory Play is very important for children as it helps them to integrate all their senses.
Sensory play helps children process all the information the brain receives from touching, smelling, tasting, hearing and seeing.
There are a number of different types of sensory activities you should consider for each modality. Within each Sensory Play experience there are different senses being engaged.
With over 40 Sensory Play Centres these activities cover a range of sensory experiences for your young children – :
Tactile Sensory Play refers to touch
Vestibular Sensory Play refers to movement and balance
Proprioception Sensory Play refers to body awareness in space
Auditory Sensory Play refers to activities that deal with sound and hearing
Visual Sensory Play develops vision and seeing
Olfactory Sensory Play engages a child’s sense of small