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Tuesday, 6 October 2015
FREE PLAY AND SENSORY ISSUES OF TODDLERS
learn best through freedom to play to solve their own problems and develop
their interests. Parents and teachers are today striving to provide organized
academic experiences for toddlers in place of free play.
Free Play: Meaning and Importance
Play is the opportunity to toddlers to play and explore on their own, away from
adult supervision and control.
may think they are protecting their toddlers, but they are depriving them of
opportunities to learn, diminishing their joy and sense of self control. In
fact it is through free play that children start to build many of life skills
they need in order to be successful in years to come. A major result of this is
that children today are more anxious and depressed than ever before.
Free Play and Sensory Development
in order to learn needs to touch it, hear it, see it, taste it, smell it and
play based learning provides a fully sensory experience. In order to have
maximum sensory input, the toddlers must be encouraged to participate in
activities with variety of sensory inputs every day.
How Can I as a Parent Ensure a Better
Sensory Experience for my Toddler?
toddlers today are starved of sensory experience, as they spend most of time in
front of TV or computer at home. Moreover in pre-school, the academic content
under adult supervision has increased leading to a more directed, protected
setting where adults are in control and not children.
ideas fully ignite the mind and bodies of the toddlers are:
The best option available to a toddler would be if he/she is given ample
opportunities to play outdoors every day with peers.
Help you with food preparation or folding of clothes.
Playing with toys of different shape, size, lights and sounds.
Tossing, catching and kicking of balls with both hands.
Experimenting with new foods and spices.
Sing songs and dance or any other fun activity.
How will I come to know that my Toddler has Sensory
a parent it is always our concern to ensure sensory development growth of our
toddler is on track. However, we must not be over concerned also, as every
toddlers develops at his own pace.
signs of developmental issues in toddlers are:
(a)Toddlers not been able to respond when their name is called.
(b)Lack of curiosity to try new things by jumping or touchings.
(c)Not able to walk without running into furniture.
(d)Not noticing if you move into the room.
(e)Not playing with toys.
(f)Repeating what is heard on TV but not being able to ask for
(g)Prefers to be alone.
(h)Interested in things that
kids are not interested.
just need the time, space and permission to be themselves. Let them play! by Rupa Chauhan