Sensory integration lays the groundwork that influences your baby’s physical health, emotional growth, and intelligence.
There are multiple theories on how babies and children learn, and scientists are still conducting new research to gain a deeper understanding of the learning process. Whatever the method of learning, however, most psychologists and educators agree that babies learn best in two ways: (1) by interacting with people through relationships, and (2) by actively participating in direct experiences.
Your conscious encouragement of movement, play, and exercise promotes your baby’s physical health, as well as her emotional and mental growth and development.
Your baby starts life with an innate curiosity that serves as a primary force for her to explore the world, to seek new experiences, and to learn.
Your child has a natural curiosity and sensitivity to nature that motivates her to connect with the natural world.
You can help your child develop use of her cognitive pathway by creating an environment that stimulates her curiosity, memory, and problem solving.
You can help your baby build her gross-motor skills, fine-motor skills, and spatial awareness in her body by encouraging her to engage in fun physical activities.
You can help your baby develop her interactive pathway of learning by exposing her to experiences that stimulate her awareness of herself and others.
You can help your baby develop her sensory pathways of learning by exposing her to a variety of experiences that use all her senses.