What is a child’s SENSORY DEVELOPMENT?
Sensory and motor development is the gradual process by which a child gains use & coordination of the lager muscles of the legs, trunk and arms and the smaller muscles of the hand.
Sensory Play includes any activity that stimulates your young child’s sense of touch, smell, taste, sight and hearing. Sensory activities or sensory tables facilitate exploration and naturally encourages child to use scientific processes while they play, create, investigate and explore. Investing time in stimulating their senses helps to develop child cognitively, linguistically, socially, emotional, physically and creatively.
Example: When you make popcorn or fry potato french fries. Child can get all his senses activated. The sense of sight, hear, taste, smell and touch can be felt.
There are different to make child experience the senses. Any activity you select to make experience the sense it will have combination of at least two senses.
I would like to list few activity for you and let your child experience the senses and do let me know about the experience that you enjoy with your children.
Water Play – sight, touch and hear
Dry Leaves – sight, touch, smell and hear
Mud Play – touch, smell, and sight
Hay Play – touch, sight, smell and hear
Lemonade Making – taste, touch, sight and smell
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