Legos are one of my favorite centers. Legos teach a lot of different skills. Visual Scanning skills are needed to find that certain piece Visual Spatial skills as a child figures out where a piece goes Visual Organization skills develop as one understands how things are put together Imitation Skills skills are needed to copy
The school year has started and I have decided to incorporate more midline crossing tasks into my students’ day. These are my favorite for kids in kindergarten and above. I love tasks using the infinity sign. It is easy to do on a dry erase or use different colored markers to make an infinity rainbow.
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Parenting styles matter. Some kids need a different way. If your child has experienced trauma. This could be medical trauma, physical trauma, emotional trauma and you just can’t seem to understand his or her responses, you may need another way to parent. This is an excellent article to help parents think about why they do,
Is fear driving your child’s behavior? So often the answer is yes. What to learn from the best, explore the site below “The concept of dysregulation is important because it explains why misbehavior requires a connected response, not a punishment. More often than not, dysregulation is driven by fear. Punishment creates more fear, which only
Medically complicated kids are sometimes like puzzles. Each puzzle piece is important in understanding the child’s strengths and weaknesses. When parents lack information. When they are looking for a quick fix or do not fully support the medical team, pieces of the puzzle are missed and the child’s development and skill attainment lags. The best
I am a great fan of animal walks. Kids love them and they help develop so many skills. When I ran across this blog post, I had to share. “Gross motor skills are such an important part of the healthy development and children of all ages. In fact, gross motor activities not only get the