I’ve always found that making things fun is the way to go. Whether that be in therapy or at home. I’m very much a “fun” exercise type person myself. I’d rather play an organized sport or game than run on the treadmill. I’m always trying to come up with new ideas to incorporate gross motor skills into a fun game. One of the games that has accomplished this has been my apple toss game. This game makes moving and gross motor skill development fun for many kids. I also love that it can be played as an individual or in groups. It’s perfect for the fall and back to school season.
Lately C has taken a big interest in the alphabet. He affectionately refers to it as the EFG’s. Not the ABC’s, don’t ask me why? We will talk about different letters in everyday life, but by no means sit down for letter lessons yet at this time. I do have a set of magnetic letters […]
Often times at school kids are working in different stations or centers. They focus on math, reading, spelling etc. My mom was talking to me about how she always ran stations or a workshop, but one of main things she had in this workshop was a station where the kids were allowed to move. She […]
I didn’t write a birth plan. I’m not encouraging anyone to go this route, it’s just something I didn’t do. I’m not saying that it’s a good or bad thing either way. I think it’s each individuals choice whether or not a birth plan is needed for them and what they put on their birth plan. The […]
Is there really anything more action packed than superheros? They jump, run, kick, and spin. The list could go on and on when it comes to superheros. With all the action superheros provide, they are perfect for incorporating gross motor into the day. The superhero hop is the perfect way to do this!
It’s hard to believe that it’s that time of the year again. I actually already started back to school for the 2015-2016 school year! Not actually full time just getting in my scheduled summer visits! It’s crazy that my mind already has to shift that way. Last year I made an organization system that worked pretty […]
We are quickly approaching a 2nd birthday around here. I’d love to say that we are throwing a big party, but we aren’t. We are going to have a family birthday party. I’ll be honest, I’m tired and a big bash didn’t seem like something that I wanted to get into. Summer has been so […]