From birth to early childhood, children use their five senses to explore and try to make sense of the world around them.
This is a pivotal time for children to develop Gross Motor Skills, fine motor skills, communication etc. Many children experience developmental difficulties such as Autism, ADHD or may have difficulty with numeracy and handwriting.
It’s an important part of early childhood development to provide opportunities for children to actively use their senses as they explore their world through ‘sensory play’. It is crucial for brain development.
Other reasons Early Learning is beneficial for children to include:
It helps to build nerve connections in the brain.
It encourages the development of motor skills.
It supports language development.
Wooden toys, sensory light-up toys, sensory balls, building toys and colourful play sets can aid children in developing and improving their skills at an early age.