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The Importance of Sensory-Rich Play

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Course Length

2 hours

Delivery Method

Asynchronous eLearning


On-Demand eLearning

Course Summary

This course explores the research-backed benefits of this exciting form of play, from fostering essential developmental skills to sparking joy and curiosity. However, navigating regulations and concerns in early care settings can be tricky. Dive into practical strategies to empower young children in making choices and assessing risks amidst sensory-rich, highly physical activities, nurturing confident explorers with a deep love for learning.

CEU Credits

.2 CEUs

CDA Competency Area
  • Content Area II: Steps to advance children’s physical and intellectual development
MN KCF Content Area
  • II.E: Promoting Creative Development

1 (Beginner)

State Approval
  • MN

This course is designed to be part of a Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential curriculum. It covers CDA Subject Area 2: Steps to Advance Children’s Physical and Intellectual Development. This course can also be taken as a stand-alone learning event, or as part of a broader early childhood education curriculum.