Do you want to help support children's sensory development for optimal learning in a private household setting?

Do you want to learn how to create sensory-rich experiences that contribute to children's overall learning, growth, and well-being?
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Are you concerned about potentially missing important developmental milestones related to sensory development due to the lack of guidance and expertise?

Are you struggling to effectively communicate with parents or guardians about the importance and benefits of sensory play without evidence-based knowledge?
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Learn how to create sensory-rich environments that foster children's cognitive, motor, and social-emotional development.

Enhance your knowledge and understanding of sensory development in children to provide more effective and targeted support.

Develop a diverse repertoire of sensory play ideas and techniques to keep children engaged and excited.

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Sensory Play and Learning

Course Contents

Topics covered:
         1-  Introduction to Sensory Play
         2- Understanding Sensory Development
         3- Sensory Activities for Infants
         4- Sensory Activities for Toddlers
         5- Sensory Activities for Preschoolers
This fully-online course comprises 5 in-depth weekly sessions, with programme materials available for 14 weeks to allow students to work through contents at their own pace, in any location or setting. An interactive ebook and weekly assessment structure aids easy material revision, as does our extensive group forum where individuals can interact with the course assessors and other students.

Sensory Play and Learning explores effective strategies for creating sensory-rich environments and supporting children's development through play. This course will help you explore different age groups, design engaging activities, and promote cognitive, social, and emotional growth. Learn how to adapt activities to children's individual needs, incorporate sensory play into daily routines, and foster socialisation to support children's development. Sensory Play and Learning will also help you gain practical skills and knowledge to create meaningful learning experiences for the children in your care.

Sensory Play and Learning

Course Features

Level: Beginner - Intermediate

Study time: 50 hours

Assessment format: Exam and Essay

  • Course Overview

    The Sensory Play and Learning course offers strategies to create engaging sensory-rich environments, promote children's development through play, and foster cognitive, social, and emotional growth. Participants will learn to design age-appropriate activities, adapt them to individual needs, integrate sensory play into daily routines, and facilitate socialisation. The course equips nannies with practical skills and knowledge to create meaningful learning experiences for the children they care for.
  • Certification Included

    Upon successful completion of this course, students earn an International Nanny Institute certificate. Gaining this qualification is an excellent way to impress future employers, as it is issued by a well-established, premium, leading nanny agency, International Nanny Ltd. 

Career Session

Enrol today and reap the benefits of a career webinar session with International Nanny founder, and recruiter expert, Dr. Zaida R. Pérez. In this session, you will gain valuable insights about career options and job opportunities. 
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Meet the Academic Team

Sam Sach

Sam is an Early Years teacher from the UK, with Qualified Teacher Status and Early Years Professional status. She has worked across the Early Years sector, including working as a nanny, and has a master's degree in Childhood Studies and Early Years. Sam currently works as a trainer and assessor for Early Years practitioners and Special Educational Needs coordinators, which fits well with her own passion for professional development and raising standards across the sector.

Tamazine Rosa

Tamazine is a qualified teacher with a background in early childhood development. She holds a bachelor's degree in Human Development and Family Studies from Pennsylvania State University, a PGCE from Sunderland University and a BDA Accredited Level 5 Certificate in Dyslexia. During the past 15 years, Tamazine has worked in both private and public sectors of early years and primary education and has held various positions including working as a maternity night nurse, a nanny, a caretaker/educator of young children with Special Needs and a Classroom Learning Specialist. 

Dr. Zaida Rodrigo Pérez

Zaida has over 20 years of experience in Higher Education, lecturing and researching at an International level.
Zaida holds a PhD in Management; she is a Chartered Marketer and has PGCE.
Zaida has been highly interested in psychology and child development. Therefore, she was awarded a University Certificate in Psychology from Derby University; she is a Certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator and has a dual Master’s Degree in Child and Adolescent Psychology and Emotional Intelligence.

Investing in your educational and professional development by enrolling in the Sensory Play and Learning course ensures you can:

Personal Growth and Confidence

Enrolling in the Sensory Play and Learning course allows nannies to personally grow and gain confidence in their ability to create stimulating sensory experiences for children. 

Deeper Connection with Children

Forge stronger bonds with the children you care allowing for connections on a deeper level by understanding their unique sensory needs.

Personalised Care Approach

By tailoring activities to suit individual preferences and developmental goals, you can ensure that every child receives the attention and support they need to thrive.

Our students love us

 I really liked the program which was well explained and detailed. It makes you want to learn more.
Kelly C.
Very useful information and a good foundation of knowledge to apply to working with children, thanks!
Jane T.
I wish I had taken this course earlier because I learned so much and it was very engaging. 
Joe U.
I wish I had taken this course earlier because I learned so much and it was very engaging. 
Cara O.
It is well-presented and easy to understand.
Zara Y.
I really enjoyed this course and was put together fantastically.
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Money-Back Guarantee

We want you to feel completely satisfied with your learning experience, that's why we offer a 15-day money-back guarantee! If, within the first 15 days of the course, you find that it doesn't meet your expectations or you're not enjoying it as much as we hope, just let us know, and we'll issue you a full refund. We believe in the value of our programme and are committed to providing a positive and enriching experience that will help build your knowledge and confidence. Your satisfaction is our priority!
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The time is now!

Sensory Play and Learning is specifically tailored for nannies seeking to create engaging and stimulating learning environments through sensory play. This comprehensive course equips you with the knowledge and skills to harness the potential of sensory experiences for children's cognitive, social, and emotional development. Explore the principles and techniques of sensory play, learn how to design age-appropriate activities, and adapt them to meet individual needs. Through this course, you will gain a deeper understanding of sensory development and its impact on children's holistic growth. Enrol today and unlock the transformative power of sensory play and learning.

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Sensory Play and Learning

This course explores the benefits of sensory play and provides strategies for incorporating sensory activities into children's daily routines.

Sensory Play and Learning


Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I enrol in a nanny course?

In a competitive field like nannying, trust is paramount. By showcasing a recognised professional qualification on your CV, you distinguish yourself as a trustworthy and competent caregiver in the eyes of employers.
Moreover, our courses not only equip you with a comprehensive understanding of childcare but also provide you with a fresh skill set to excel in your future roles. You will emerge from our courses with enhanced expertise, ready to make a positive impact in your next position.

I already have experience with children, what can I gain by enrolling in an official International Nanny Institute course?

Whether you are currently working as a nanny or considering entering the field, it is never too late to enhance your professional profile and revitalise your skill set with a professional nanny qualification. Our courses are designed to introduce you to essential skills, concepts, and methodologies that can be seamlessly integrated into your daily routine, ultimately benefiting the children under your care. Embrace the opportunity to elevate your expertise and make a lasting impact in your role as a nanny.

Are all the courses fully online, or do I have to be present in a physical classroom?

All of our courses are entirely online. You can study on any device that has an internet connection, and there is no need to be present in a physical classroom.

Can I study offline or do I need internet connection?

Unfortunately our courses are not available offline, and you do need a stable internet connection in order to complete them.

Can I study on my iPad, tablet, iPhone or smartphone?

Of course, you can! The International Nanny Institute is fully responsive on all kinds of electronic and devices. For the best experience, you can use the mobile version of Google Chrome, if your device supports it.

What type of courses do you offer?

At the International Nanny Institute, our professional nanny courses are carefully developed to equip nannies for their caregiving roles. These comprehensive courses cover a wide range of topics, providing nannies with a deep understanding of effective childcare within a domestic environment.

How long will it take to complete the courses?

Our courses can take anywhere from 6 hours to 75 hours to complete depending on the course.

What happens if I don't pass the exams? Can I retake the course?

Rest assured, in the event that you do not pass the exams on your first attempt, there's no need to worry. You will have the opportunity to retake them. However, we highly recommend revisiting the readings, materials, and slide presentations, dedicating extra time to studying and adequately preparing for the exams. You are welcome to retake the exams as many times as necessary to ensure your success.

Once I complete the training courses, will International Nanny offer me a job?

Once you have successfully completed a course, you have the option to enhance your CV or resume with it and apply to a wide range of desired jobs or agencies. Additionally, as a student of our Institute, you are encouraged to explore the various opportunities available on the International Nanny website, giving you an added advantage with our Institute's certificate.
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