Our Little Saplings Sensory Play* and story telling is designed to help our youngest visitors enjoy the Arboretum and heighten their development and enjoyment of learning. Sounds, colours, textures, auditory sensory activities and other hands-on elements will add to the week’s chosen story.
Preschool children and accompanying adults will be given complete free rein of our expanding and evolving array of sensory toys (including dark den, lights and musical instruments) with the objective of encouraging creativity and multi-sensory experiences. All this takes place in our beautiful surroundings and with full access to our excellent restaurant and on-site facilities.
As we approach winter, with its shorter days and longer nights, in October we will encourage our Little Saplings to creatively explore 'outer space' and the various themes of light and dark with our dark den and other sensory activities.
Our Little Saplings Sensory Play sessions are suitable for babies, toddlers and preschool children.
*All children must be supervised by an accompanying parent/carer/guardian at all times.