Putting the pieces together & getting kids ready for school “Equipped to Learn” is an online course developed by an occupational therapist. It offers answers on how to get your child ready for school. This course is for you if you want to learn how to help your child gain skills necessary to: Sit upright […]
So why do kids need weighted toys? Weighted toys help to calm your child’s nervous system and bring them into a quiet alert state. The quiet alert state is perfect for learning as it helps your child with focus and attention. What is a weighted toy? Simply put a weighted toy is a toy that […]
As we are all practicing physical distancing and spending more time at home it’s important to remember that our kids need to keep moving. As an occupational therapist I can see first hand the benefits of movement for our kiddos. This is why I want to give you some more ideas of activities for your […]
Introducing the best Indoor Movement Game for kids when they can’t go outside. Movements in this game promote many important skills needed for your child’s development. It strengthens body senses (visual, tactile, vestibular & proprioceptive senses) Improves coordination Strengthens the core Improves balance Works on eye hand coordination Increases endurance Promotes integration of primitive reflexes […]
Improve your child’s drawing, imagination and listening skills with this fun drawing activity for your kids. Roll a Dice Drawing Activity is a twist on some drawing fun. All you need is paper, crayons/markers and a dice. Simply roll a dice for each column. Then, check what body part you are drawing and a mysterious […]
Due to the COVID- 19 outbreak there is a lot of uncertainty right now. Many schools, preschools and child care centers have closed. There are restrictions on playgrounds and how close you can be to others in the community. We need ideas on what indoor activities to do with our toddlers. As we are practicing […]
Due to the COVID- 19 outbreak there is a lot of uncertainty right now. Many schools, preschools and child care centers have closed. There are restrictions on playgrounds and how close you can be to others in the community. As we are practicing social distancing and are staying more at home with our kids I […]
Due to the COVID- 19 outbreak there is a lot of uncertainty right now. Will schools, preschools and child care centers close? Many already have. If you stay at home, you will need indoor movement activities for your kids. As we are practicing social distancing and staying at home with our kids I really want […]
Bubbles… Simple, mesmerizing and can support your child’s development. How you ask? Let me show you the developmental benefits of playing with bubbles. Developmental Benefits of playing with Bubbles 1. Visual tracking What is it? Visual Tracking is the ability to control your eye movements when following objects. Why is it important? It is essential […]
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Let your baby loose with this fun Pom Pom Activity. They will have fun putting pom poms into an empty container while developing eye hand coordination and fine motor skills.
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