Baby Sensory Development Blog

How to make a Sensory Board

How to make a Sensory Board

A sensory board is a fantastic activity to immerse your little one in a total sensory experience. You can create a sensory board using an array of different household items. You can use textured and colourful items that invite your little one to use all their senses. This is fantastic for working towards their developmental milestones; encouraging them to use their fine motor skills such as pulling, flicking and squishing and exploring cause and effect. It’s also a wonderful tummy time activity – great for their physical development in strengthening those neck muscles and development head control.   You will need:✔️...

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Amazing Benefits of Lego and Building Blocks

Amazing Benefits of Lego and Building Blocks

It’s National Lego Day today celebrating these incredibly ingenious and enriching toys!

Lego and building blocks are foundational to childhood development as they engage a ton of skills!

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Calming Sensory Activities before Bedtime

Calming Sensory Activities before Bedtime

We all know the feeling of exhaustion and the irritability that may come with it at the end of a long day and it is no different for your little one.  Their little minds worked hard during the day to maybe try to figure out how to roll from their back to their tummy or how many toes they can squeeze into their mouth, do they like the taste of avocado, or how they are going to get that toy that is just out of reach.  And physically they have worked hard too… grasping and pulling – its hard work...

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What Are Sensory Toys?

What Are Sensory Toys?

Toys play an important role in your baby's life right from the start – as play is an essential part of the physical and cognitive development in babies and young children. During this developmental phase, it is really important that your little one has lots of play opportunities, which should include access to a wide variety of toys, including sensory toys. Your little one learns and develops at a rapid rate and at only a few months old they are already absorbing huge amounts of information from the surrounding world, much of which is learnt via touch and stimulation of the senses....

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Benefits of Sensory Play for Babies & Toddlers

Benefits of Sensory Play for Babies & Toddlers

Sensory play is any form of play that engages any of your baby or toddler’s senses.

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