PLAY BONDING AND CONNECTION IN THE EARLY DAYS
Emergency reflective blankets can provide a unique sensory experiences and stimulate exploration making them the idea for sensory play with babies and young children.
The reflective surface of emergency blankets can capture and reflect light, creating visually stimulating effects. Babies and children can enjoy looking at their reflections or observing how the light changes as they move the blanket.
You can encourage sensory exploration by placing the emergency blanket on the floor or on a flat surface. Babies can crawl or sit on it, experiencing the different sensations under their hands, knees, and feet. As they move across the blanket, they can enjoy the sound and feel of the material crinkling.
The texture of emergency blankets can offer different tactile experiences. Babies can feel the smoothness of the material or explore its crinkly texture.
GIVE IT A TRY
HIDE & SEEK
Use the emergency blanket to play peek-a-boo or hide objects underneath. This game can promote cognitive development, as babies learn about object permanence and practice their fine motor skills by uncovering hidden objects.
Incorporate the emergency blanket into a musical sensory activity by attaching it to a surface, such as a wall or a large piece of cardboard. Then, attach bells, chimes, or other musical instruments to the blanket. Babies can touch and interact with the instruments, creating sound and movement.
Create a small sensory tent or fort using the emergency blanket. Drape it over a table or chairs to create a cozy and enclosed space for babies to explore. Inside the tent, you can place soft toys, textured objects, or other sensory items for them to touch and explore.
Remember to supervise babies and young children closely during sensory play activities. Be mindful of the materials and of any potential hazards.
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