Sensory Play Catalog

Sensory play is crucial for a child’s development. Sensory play can help your baby develop a better sense of  vision, touch, taste, hearing, and smell. While a child with cerebral palsy or other various disabilities may experience an abnormal degree of sensory processing, sensory play is still important.

Regardless of limitation, there are plenty of play ideas you and your child can engage in together. Reiter & Walsh ABC Law Centers has compiled a catalog of sensory play ideas for children of varying ages and levels of ability. Browse the catalog to find fun activities that are sure to excite and captivate your baby.

Sensory-Friendly Play Ideas for Families

Bubble Bath

Bubble Bath Image

Bath time is unavoidable, but it doesn’t have to be a nightmare. While some children hate water, you can make any child learn to enjoy receiving a bath with the addition of bubbles.

Start by taking your plastic baby tub and placing a soft wash cloth on the bottom. Fill the tub with warm water and add a few drops of baby bubble bath solution.

You can then place your baby in the tub while holding him/her securely to build trust. Your baby will enjoy splashing and popping bubbles while you focus on providing a thorough bath. You should not leave your baby unattended at any time while he/she is in the tub. Additionally, test the water to ensure it’s not too hot or too cold, before placing your baby in the tub. Bath time should be a fun time as long as the bubbles are flowing and your baby feels secure.

Bubble Bath

Bubble Bath Image

Bath time is unavoidable, but it doesn’t have to be a nightmare. While some children hate water, you can make any child learn to enjoy receiving a bath with the addition of bubbles.

Start by taking your plastic baby tub and placing a soft wash cloth on the bottom. Fill the tub with warm water and add a few drops of baby bubble bath solution.

You can then place your baby in the tub while holding him/her securely to build trust. Your baby will enjoy splashing and popping bubbles while you focus on providing a thorough bath. You should not leave your baby unattended at any time while he/she is in the tub. Additionally, test the water to ensure it’s not too hot or too cold, before placing your baby in the tub. Bath time should be a fun time as long as the bubbles are flowing and your baby feels secure.