Sensory Learning: Tactile play gives information about the environment and materials based on what the senses are being engaged with.
Social/Emotional Development: Sensory play offers opportunities for children to explore in open-ended play.
Speech and Language Development: Communication is ignited when your child is watching what others around them are doing sharing the experience through eye contact and gestures.
Physical Development: As children explore a variety of textures and properties, they build hand strength and a tolerance for a variety of textures.
Cognitive Development: Sensory play often builds focus and attention offering embedded learning (learning while doing).