Edible Sensory Experiences is an interactive experience with food that enables children to engage, express themselves artistically, or play with food without any thought of eating it. These sensory experiences are great for young children. The following article provides edible sensory recipes that young children can engage in.
Benefits Of Sensory Play
Children can explore and engage with their environment through the use of their senses, which also include:
- Social-Emotional Development
- Creating Development
- Fine Motor Skills
- Independent Thinking
- Language Development
- Problem-Solving Skills
- Calming or Regulating Skills
- Memory Skills
- Observation Skills
Edible Sensory Experience Recipes
Hot chocolate oobleck is a great sensory experience that children will enjoy playing with.
This psyllium slime recipe is a great non-toxic alternative to borax slime. It is also taste-safe, so it is safe for younger children, or children who tend to put things in their mouths.
This edible foam is a great sensory experience for young children. It gives young children a chance to get messy and it's safe.
This easy chia goop sensory play experience is excellent for infants and toddlers who like to put everything in their mouths.
This silly putty is taste-safe and made from edible ingredients, perfect for young children to engage in sensory experiences.
Sensory play facilitates exploration and naturally encourages children to use scientific processes while they play, create, investigate and explore. Spending time stimulating their senses helps children develop cognitively, linguistically, socially and emotionally, physically and creatively.
Benefits Of Sensory Play - The article suggests learning objectives that support a child's overall sensory play development.
Sensory Bin Ideas For Toddlers and Preschoolers - The following article provides a list of sensory play items that can be included in a sensory bin for children to explore.
2 Ingredient Sensory Recipes - The following provides 2 ingredient recipes for a variety of sensory experiences.