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Sensory Play in Libraries: A Survey of Different Approaches

Katherine Hickey, Tara Golden, Amy Thomas


Child psychologist Jean Piaget argued in the 1960s that children enter into a developmental stage of sensorimotor development between birth and two years old. In this stage, children learn to posit their bodies in their environment and rely on their senses to gain information about the world around them. The combination of sensory perceptions and motor skills creates the earliest form of intelligence.

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