One of the many advantages of messy play for both parents and kids is that many children play scruffy-headed. Some babies love to just slip around in the mess, some like to use their toes and some like to use the tools to make a mark.
Messy play for infant develops all the senses. By examining how things smell, feel, and taste, this type of play nourishes awareness and knowledge of the world that surrounds them.
In addition to these skills, they are developing all the usual skills that go along with playing a mess, like learning perseverance, develop hand-eye coordination and build core strength, fine and gross motor skills.
Exploring various textures and materials and achieve a variety of apparatus will assist your child get ready to write. Encourage your child to use their fingers, hands, feet, and toes to make the sign, it will develop their core muscles and develop gross motor skills and fine them.
These skills are essential to hold and control the pencil and letter and number formation. All this can be done while messy play with fun and stimulating ways.
It is inclusive and accessible to all children, even those with disabilities or sensory problems. Because the child-led and there are various options such as wet and dry trays kids can choose the level of 'mess' they feel comfortable with.