Sensory play not only allows children to enjoy hands on learning but also helps them develop and stimulate their senses This also gives them the opportunity to learn and explore the world God created and they live in.
Sensory play helps support language development, fine motor and gross motor skills, cognitive growth, problem solving skills and social interaction.
Research has shown that sensory play builds nerve connections in the brain which leads to a child being able to complete more complex learning tasks. Sensory play can also aid in developing and enhancing memory as well as calming an anxious or frustrated child. This also teaches different sensory attributes for ex. hot, cold, rough, soft, dry, sticky, etc.
There are many different things that can be used for sensory.
Here are just a few we have done.