Tips to stimulate your kid’s sense of smell

Your kid has a good sense of smell. So, why should you even think about stimulating olfaction? Because the ability to smell is essential and it can be improved by way of training. Your toddler has not fully developed their sense of smell, and it is your duty to ensure that they do. Set some time aside and help your little one enhance their capabilities. You can achieve this by decorating the home for this very important sense. If you want to find out more, keep on reading.

Tips to stimulate your kids sense of smell

Beautify the home with scented kid’s toys

Unlike other parents, you do not have to clean up after your child. Once they are done with the toys, they go to their back, meaning the chest. The main issue with toys nowadays is the fact that they are designed to develop senses of sound, touch, and sight. Like smell is not even important. Instead of using the same products every other parent uses, invest in scented toys. Yes, there is such a thing as scented toys and they provide great stimulation for the nose.

If you care for your toddler, get them a Scentsy Buddy. A Buddy is a stuffed animal provided by the well-known company Scentsy. What makes this toy stand out is the fact that it has a fragrance pack. Attention needs to be paid to the fact that buddies are limited edition toys. So, if you were planning on decorating the home with buddies, you might want to hurry.

Purchase wax melt warmers (not for the décor)

A wax melt warmer is a great thing to have in your home. This electrical appliance, as the name clearly suggests, melts wax melts and releases fresh fragrances into the home. It is so stylish that it can be used as a decoration. If you are not sure that your child has a sensitive smell, it is a good idea to scent the home. The presence of various odours will force the little one to make the difference between them. If your toddler comes up to you to tell you that they like or dislike the smell in the home, you have succeeded.

Look into essential oils  

Essential oils may be the answer to your problem. Not that you have a real problem on your hands, jut that you have a more delicate situation. Essential oils have a clean smell, not to mention that they can help you and your kid keep calm. Buy several bottles of essential oils, like lavender, lemon, or tea tree. Essential oils can be applied onto clothes or they can simply be applied on the hands. The topical application is the best way to take advantage of what essential oils have to offer.  When the bottles are empty, you can use them to spruce up the home décor.

On the basis of what was presented above, it is clear that there are many ways in which you can stimulate your kid’s sense of smell. So, what are you waiting for?

 

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