For a child to develop core strength, there are fundamental skills needed. And a balance board will challenge children to strive to develop and improve upon these skills and abilities. Using a balance board at home helps a child to increase and integrate sensory (visual, auditory, tactile, vestibular and proprioceptive inputs) information. It also helps a child's gain postural control, body awareness and coordination. And all this work helps a child develop perseverance and confidence—while having fun!