Sensory Room: How to Build a Successful Sensory Room for Greater Brain Development

By: Integrated Learning Strategies

Addifying items to your sensory room include floor scooters, weighted bean bags, and swimming. Floor scooters allow you to glide in prone and supine positions, improve balance, support activities, build visual-motor skills, and improve hand-eye coordination.

Swings provide an underdeveloped vestibular system for attention and focus, calm a child with sensory overload, and provide "hugging" sensations. Dribbling balls and sensory balls are also easy to add to the sensory room, allowing children to cross the midline, enhance processing speed, and strengthen their brain.

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