PHOTOS: CVG Airport opens first sensory room for children

Cassie Kiser / CVG Airport / May 2023

Nestled around the corner of a busy corridor in Concourse A is an oasis of peace. Children and their caregivers traveling through CVG Airport now have access to the first sensory room at the airport. The sensory room is designed to calm young fliers before or after a flight. 

Sensory Room Photo Soft furniture Therapy Rocker Interactive Walls Bubble Tube Small House Kids Landing


Soft furniture and squeezy chairs

Furniture in the sensory room invite children to plop down and relax.

Therapy rocker

The therapy rocker providers gentle movement for children.

Interactive walls 

One wall plays animal sounds or music as a child places their hand on the wall. The other wall lights up with interesting and calming colors.

Bubble tube 

The green bubble tube provides children with the opportunity to focus on visual movement.

Small house

This small, soft house is for kids who need their own hide-out before or after a busy flight.

Where is the sensory room located?

The room is located next to the Over the Rhine Market in Concourse A and diagonal from Starbucks. 

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