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Great ideas to develop social skills!
We’ve been working a lot with children on addressing social skills during sessions. It is important to address these skills, to help children become socially aware, address positive reinforcement, express emotions appropriately, cope with stress and anger, and problem solving. Listed below are a few activities we found effective in the last...
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What is a T-stool?
A T-stool is a simple one legged stool. Sitting on a T-stool is very similar to sitting on an exercise ball, as it activates the core muscles and gives the body something active to do while sitting! OT’s use T-stools with children for more than one reason: improve balance improve coordination decreases desire to fidget develop integrative and perceptual motor skills provides vestibular...
The Body Sock!
The body sock is used as a sensory integration technique for children. It is a stretchy lycra and spandex contraption with a slit on one side for a child to stick their head out of. Sometimes children like to keep their head inside the sock and that is completely fine, as the material is see-through and breathable. What the Body Sock does: Proprioceptive input: When sized appropriately (tight...
Cute Valentines day craft
We have been making crafts for parents with our kids all week in therapy! One cute one is our foam owls. This activity is great for improving fine motor skills, body awareness, sensory exploration, hand eye coordination, and following multistep directions. This is a better craft for children ages 5 and up. Materials needed: Owl body, Owl body part cut outs (we cut ours out of foam paper), heart...