The Scoop on Sensory Play What is sensory play? Sensory play is anything that engages the senses, encouraging children to feel, see, smell, taste and hear. Why is sensory play important? Sensory play builds motor skills and helps build connections in the brain that help children learn. Kids also really enjoy it! What words can kids learn during sensory play? Hot, cold, wet, dry, sticky, loud, quiet, fluffy, hard, rough, smooth, bumpy, smelly... Super Sensory Week Programs Categories Dinosaur Week 2018 discount days events farm week 2018 holidays Hy-Vee Free Family Fun Nights Insect-o-Rama Week 2018 KCDC Cares kindergarten readiness Little Builders Week 2018 major event member events Puzzle Pieces Rad Robot Week 2018 Serious Fun Mondays Shark Week 2018 Soap Suds and Bubbles Week 2018 special hours event Super Sensory Week thankorama The Pigeon Comes to Topeka! A Mo Willems Exhibit Wacky World of Water Week 2018 Winter Fun 2018 Stream Agenda Day Month Week Posterboard Stream November 2018 Nov 2018 There are no upcoming events to display at this time. November 2018 Nov 2018 Subscribe to filtered calendar Add to Timely Calendar Add to Google Add to Outlook Add to Apple Calendar Add to other calendar Export to XML Latest KCDC News Three Ways to Raise a Thankful Preschooler Noon Year’s Eve In the News: Need a weekend getaway? TripAdvisor says Topeka’s the place to go! Thank You, Sigma Phi Epsilon Kansas Δ Volunteers! Winter Fun 2018 Thank You, Mission Valley High School FCCLA Volunteers! In the News: TripAdvisor’s 25 Best Weekend Family Getaways With Kids Supporting the Curious Child: Reggio at Home In the News: Building Great Cities: Topeka’s Better Block Story Why does a children’s museum need to learn about trauma?