Sensory Science

By Vanessa Rasmussen, © 2004, All rights reserved.

Young children learn best when they can experience new things with all of their senses. Pre-schoolers need to see, hear, feel, touch, smell, and sometimes even taste a learning material in order to really understand it fully. A keen sense of observation is essential for successful learning.

The following ideas will encourage children to use their senses and help them develop confidence about the world around them:

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