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Unlocking the world of sensory play in the classroom

Unlocking the world of sensory play in the classroom


Sensory play has countless benefits including the development of gross and fine motor skills,
supporting language development, problem solving skills and social interaction. 
Debbie will outline what sensory play is and why we use it with the children we work with,
giving simple and innovative ways of using sensory play activities.
There will be focus on sight, hearing, taste, touch and smell and our 3 hidden sensory
There will be actionable ideas including breathing techniques, brain breaks, and fidget toys,
valuable resources and recipes that will make sensory play part of your daily routine. 
Debbie will also discuss movement, rhythmic activities, messy play and the development of
sensory trays.

Don't miss this opportunity to enhance the child's development, build relationships, support
regulation and provide an inclusive environment, through the magic of sensory play.


Facilitator Debbie Cullinane is a mother of 2, qualified child and adolescent psychotherapist, play
therapist and runs her own private practice in Co Mayo. Debbie has over ten years teaching
experience as a primary school teacher. She is Sensory partner with Smyths Toys
Superstores. She is an experienced training facilitator & is passionate about empowering
teachers, SNAs and parents. Debbie was named Network Mayo’s Emerging Businesswoman
on the Year 2023.



Course Details

Course Start Date / Time 24-04-2024 4:00 pm
Course End Date / Time 24-04-2024 5:00 pm
Course Fee Free
Number Hours 2
Speaker Debbie Cullinane
Location Online Course

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