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The Importance of Sensory Play for Child Development

The Importance of Sensory Play for Child Development

Playing in different ways and situations is vital to early childhood development. It’s good for their physicality, their mentality, and their senses too. This guide will explore the four different kinds of sensory play every child should experience for child development, including: Functional and observational playExploratory and sensory play activitiesGoal-orientated playImaginative and inclusive play The Importance of Sensory Play for Child Development Let’s give your kids a boost and help them have a good time while they learn some essential life lessons. “Children who play more are more self-regulated, cooperative, considerate, friendly, and socially competent.  They display more appropriate social…
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Ultimate List of Sensory Activities for Kids with Autism

Ultimate List of Sensory Activities for Kids with Autism

Children on the autism spectrum often have issues coping with everyday sensory stimuli that can make dealing with the world they live in difficult. Stimulating their senses through sensory play can help not only in this area, but to support development on social, cognitive, and numerous other levels. Everyday experiences the rest of us take for granted can be overwhelming or feel impossible to navigate for the autistic child, making it problematic for them to further their learning in certain areas of life. Sensory play helps by strengthening neural connections. Emotional, physical, and linguistic growth can progress further as a…
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DIY Button Sensory Play Game for Toddlers | Autism Spectrum Disorder

DIY Button Sensory Play Game for Toddlers | Autism Spectrum Disorder

DIY Button Sensory Play Game Occupational therapy is a huge aspect of having a toddler (or any child) with an autism spectrum disorder.  Little man loves unconventional toys, and I am cheap, so I often recreate his therapy toys at home.  One of his favorites has been our DIY Button Sensory Play Game. The diy button sensory play game cost just $3 to make (or less if the supplies are around the home).  This is a steal compared to the price of a manufactured button game.  I love that when you make it yourself, you can customize it to your child's…
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