Sensory toys have become extremely popular over recently and are ideal for helping a baby or toddler's development through play. They usually engage either one or more of the 5 senses that humans have, touch, sight, hearing, smell and taste. Playing with sensory toys is important for learning and helps to develop focus, creativity. If you use the correct sensory toys, they can promote mental and physical development as well as language, social and emotional abilities.
Sensory toys help your child to play and engage at least one of their senses. Sight, smell, touch, hearing, taste and vestibular (movement, this is the movement and balance sense which gives us information about where our head and body are in space).