Does your child struggle with handwriting, particularly with pencil grasp or being able to move their hand across the paper while printing? Or maybe they are in Kindergarten and have not chosen a dominant hand for fine motor activities including handwriting? All of these skills are why crossing the … [Read more...] about Why is Crossing the Midline So Important?
Transitions. Whew, these can be a struggle sometimes can't they? You've asked your child to stop playing their game or you are getting back into school after a holiday break (hello January?!). Your child or student's emotional response to these changes can be hard to handle.We are a … [Read more...] about 6 Transition Strategies for Children
It's the most wonderful time of the year... and who doesn't love a good Christmas activity? This year I thought I would round-up some of my favorite Christmas tree fine motor activities for preschoolers. Some of these would even be great for toddlers (just watch out for small parts and mouths!). … [Read more...] about 15 Christmas Tree Fine Motor Activities for Preschoolers
We've all been there... it's time for bed and your child just won't relax enough to fall asleep.First, it's needing a drink. Then they need to go to the bathroom... again.Their favorite stuffed animal is missing, or they want the door open, and then shut, and then open again.Or maybe … [Read more...] about Better Sleep with the Nighttime Relaxation Blend Sleep Supplement from Harkla
The gustatory system (sense of taste) can be a tricky sensory system to navigate, especially if you have a picky eater. Get the best activities for the gustatory system in this post!What is the Gustatory System? Gustatory is another big science word for the sense of taste. The senses of taste … [Read more...] about The Best Activities for the Gustatory System
The smell of pumpkin spice is in the air! Get into the fall/autumn spirit with your preschooler or kindergartener using this fun pumpkin-themed pre-writing activity packet.Pumpkin themes are really popular in the preschool setting. I wanted to create an age-appropriate way for my 4-year-old … [Read more...] about Pumpkin Themed Pre-Writing Activity Packet