Creating Sensory Play at Little or No Cost contains many ideas and activities to help provide a range of sensory experiences from everyday items. Activities suggested are varied for children from 2-5 years and the book also contains photocopy resources which include ideas for families to engage in sensory play at home. Each pack will contain either Creating Sensory Play at Little or No Cost or Hey, Children on the Autism Spectrum Play Too! Adult Resource
Key learning this resource may support:
The suggested activities in Creating Sensory Play at Little or No Cost offer many opportunities to provide varied sensory experiences and opportunities for children.
Language, literacy and communication development can be supported through many of these activities and scaffolded by the practitioner based on the individual Context.
Suggested starting points for engagement:
- Creating Sensory Play at Little or No Cost is provided as a resource to practitioners. It may be useful to spend some time reviewing the book individually and as part of a team to discuss and plan the most appropriate activities for the children you are working with.
- Children may be involved in choosing which activities in the book they are most interested in trying and these could perhaps be planned, based on consultation with children.