Sensory Play draws upon current research findings and observations to present an informative and practical guide to maximising children's sensory play opportunities. This guide enables practitioners to understand the values and benefits of sensory play, incorporating case studies and current research findings to make practical links to the EYFS. Sensory play is set within a wider context, highlighting links to child development theories.
This title explains how sensory play can be a valuable tool in delivering curriculum outcomes in a wide variety of settings. Includes chapters on:
- Why sensory play is important, with links to theoretical perspectives
- The senses
- Sensory play: babies, toddlers and older children
- Sensory play and Special Educational Needs
- Links to the curriculum
- The adult's role