One of my favorite things to use when I was working in the school setting as an Occupational Therapy Assistant was a sensory body sock. So many of the kids benefited from it in many ways, plus it was a lot of fun to get some good sensory input. Today I want to share some fun ways to use a sensory … [Read more...] about Fun Ways to Use a Sensory Body Sock
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Does your child run into doors, not pay attention to where they are in space, or always falling? Maybe they seem like they are generally clumsy. They may benefit from some of these body awareness activities. Body Awareness is important not only to build overall strength and core muscle but to … [Read more...] about 10 Body Awareness Activities for Kids
Today I am going to share some tips and ideas for creating a sensory room in your home. If you are unfamiliar with sensory rooms or spaces, this is a great place to start. What is a Sensory Room? A sensory room is basically a safe and quiet place/space in your home for your child to go when … [Read more...] about Creating a Sensory Room At Home
Along with learning to read, writing is another significant milestone that parents often wonder about. One question I see over and over again is "when should I teach my child to write?" The answer is not cut and dry, "they should know how to write by age 'insert age here'". Writing, or … [Read more...] about When Should I Teach My Child to Write?
With many of us doing virtual learning or homeschool these days, I wanted to provide an easy way for parents to give sensory-motor breaks at home. With children on computers and screens even more for virtual learning, movement and brain breaks are twice as important. With this sensory-motor walk … [Read more...] about Sensory-Motor Walk Stations for Home
We've been home since the end of February and are going stir crazy. I decided to come up with some fun gross motor games for the kids to do outside (or inside). I posted them on social media, but wanted to have a place here on the site where you could find all the gross motor minute to win it games … [Read more...] about Gross Motor Minute to Win It Games for Kids