Sensory Activities

Sight, touch, hearing, taste, smell, motion, and balance

Preschoolers require exposure to activities that stimulate all of these senses, allowing them to dive in and explore new materials and concepts. Using their senses is one of the most natural and most basic ways for toddlers to learn new information about the world around them.

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16 ResultsLast Updated:Friday, September 4th, 2020
Last Updated:Friday, September 4th, 2020

Sight, touch, hearing, taste, smell, motion, and balance

Preschoolers first learn to understand new things via their senses. Each time that they encounter something that is cold, sticky, or wet, for example, it reinforces their understanding of which types of objects typically have these characteristics. Sensory play establishes a foundation for preschoolers to be able to work towards more complex tasks, strengthens language development, improves problem-solving skills and supports cognitive growth.