While kids may love the fun colors and unique texture of beanbag chairs, there are also many benefits to bean bag chairs in the day care environment. First, beanbag furniture offers kids a safe place to relax and unwind. Many younger children in daycare suffer from anxiety when separated from their parents, but the comfort and relaxation offered by beanbag chairs can help relieve this anxiety.
Young children in day care are also exploring different textures and learning about their senses. Beanbag chairs let children experience a new texture, and they are safe enough to allow children to run and jump onto a soft surface. Studies have shown that beanbag furniture can also provide pressure therapy for autistic children, and neurotypical children can benefit from pressure therapy and experiencing new textures as well.
Because beanbag chairs offer children a comfortable spot to lounge, they can also encourage reading and learning. The comfort of a beanbag chair allows children to focus on ingesting new information. On beanbag furniture, kids can arrange their bodies for maximum comfort so their minds are free to learn. Creating a space in the day care classroom where children can read in comfort is important because it helps them develop lifelong reading habits.
In addition to offering benefits to children in a learning environment, beanbag chairs also offer many advantages to daycare teachers. Not only can beanbag furniture be easily picked up and stored when not in use, many bean…