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Learning Without Tears: Wet-Dry-Try

Learning Without Tears: Wet-Dry-Try

The new school year is here! Help your children learn letter formation with this sensory rich activity. Formly Handwriting Without Tears, the Learning Without Tears handwriting curriculum was development by an occupational therapist who was seeking a fun and developmentally appropriate way to teach children to write letters and numbers. Wet-Dry-Try is just one method for teaching capital letters to your children.

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Animal Yoga for Kids

Animal Yoga for Kids

Calming but Wild Yoga

This fun activity can be done indoors or outdoors. Yoga can be relaxing, build self awareness, and improve coordination. Your child will love mimicking animal poses or making up their own!

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June Gardening

June Gardening

It's not too late to plant! Teach your kids about growing while building responsibility with this sensory rich experience. Whether an indoor or outdoor plant, your child will love the feeling that they grew something!

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I Spy Nature Walk

I Spy Nature Walk Activity

April showers bring May flowers! This month is a beautiful one to spend outside! Create an I Spy scavenger hunt or bingo with your child. This activity helps build

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3 Therapy Tools to Build Core Strength

3 Therapy Tools to Build Core Strength

Spring often means more outdoor play! Help your child build core strength for confident, skilled play using the same therapy tools as your child’s therapist. Below are therapy tool descriptions and activity ideas from TheraPLACE therapists.

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Spring Sensory Slime

Spring Sensory Slime

This unseasonably warm weather has us wanting to jump ahead to the next season! Get ready for spring with our DIY spring sensory slime recipe. Not only is it fun, making sensory slime with your child creates opportunities to practice reading, following directions, simple math skills, measuring and pouring, and impulse control. This activity is perfect for working toward decreasing tactile sensory aversions through a novel texture.

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Valentine’s Day Craft

Valentine's Day Craft

Warm your hearts and hands by making a sweet Valentine’s Day banner this month.  This activity allows your child to practice fine motor precision and hand/eye coordination while building hand strength. 

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