Sensory experiences

Activity Type Setting Cost Time
No Cost
10 minutes or less


Try to build different sensory experiences into your everyday life with your children. While riding to school or to the grocery store, ask your children to name the different sounds they hear. While in the bathroom or kitchen, encourage your children to smell the soaps, perfumes, shaving creams or foods and tell you about how they smell. When walking outside, try touching the leaves, grass, cement, stones, wood or brick and talk with your children about how these things feel when they touch them. (Source: PBS)

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