Four outdoor sensory activities to try with your kids this SummerJun 08 2021
- Rachel Clinkard
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This Summer, you might be looking for fun things to do with your children. But what if these activities could play a key role in their development too? In this article, I share my tips for planning more sensory play.
As a parent, you’ve probably heard a lot about sensory play. The idea behind it is that activities which encourage children to use more of their senses, including touch, may be more beneficial than passive activities such as watching TV or playing computer games. Sensory play is great for stimulating children who have autism or learning difficulties, but it provides a wealth of benefits for all kids too (UCL) including for their brain development and their mental wellbeing.