Do you see headlines everywhere about sensory play for babies and toddlers? Are you wondering what sensory play is, or why so many people recommend it? Or do you just HATE a mess, and you think that's inevitable with sensory play?
Often, when adults see a child do something that hurts someone else, intentionally or unintentionally, they immediately admonish the child, "Say you're sorry!"
It is often harder to get children to clean up at home than it is in a group setting such as playgroup or school. The routines at home are more variable, and whatever they are leaving play time to do is usually not as exciting as circle or the playground.
Materials for a sensory tub:
You hear parents and other adults telling kids all the time, "Share your toys!" But do kids always have to share? And when can they do it without help from an adult and/or throwing a tantrum?