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Benefits of Sensory Play

"Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children, play is serious learning. Play really is the work of childhood." Fred Rogers As adults, when we see kids playing, we don't often think of it as work. For us, work and play are two very different things. For children, they are one and the same. It is through play, that children learn about the world around them, and learn how to solve problems.  Sensory play enhances memory, vocabulary, fine motor, problem solving skills, and can help ease anxiety. Sensory play is one of my favorite ways to teach children.  So how does sensory play enhance and develop all of these skills? 1. Sensory...

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