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?
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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
Telehealth, for the moment, is the new normal for many Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, and Speech and Language Pathologists. I have heard from so many of you who are looking for ways to get started and also need ideas for treatments that will work well over the internet. Today I am … [Read more...] about The Ultimate Guide to Telehealth for Therapists
Visual-motor development can keep complex. Your child uses many areas of development to hone their visual-motor skills. Let's take a look at what typical visual-motor development in children looks like. I'll also give you some activity suggestions to help build strong visual-motor skills. I also … [Read more...] about Typical Visual-Motor Development in Children
You've probably seen the videos or pictures on social media of "sensory walks" or "sensory paths" that many schools are putting in their hallways. When I was working at one of our local schools, I created these sensory-motor walk activities and used an empty hallway next to our sensory room. … [Read more...] about 10 Station Sensory-Motor Walk Activities for School – Free Printable