Games in the Grass

Games in the Grass

The warmer weather is here to stay! Get outside and enjoy it! Below are a few suggestions for games that you can play in your backyard or at a local park. Give them a try.

 

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OT at Home

OT at Home: Activities from Common Household Items

Holly Kirwan, Occupational Therapy Student from Spalding University, completed her field work rotation at TheraPLACE. She put together an excellent handout that includes activities targeting fine motor skills, gross motor skills, and sensory processing and regulation. Her activities involve using household items, so you can practice at home! Check out these activities!

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Flowers

Planting Seeds

Planting Seeds

Spring is just around the corner. That means it will be time to plant flowers soon. Get your kids involved! There are so many benefits to having your children help plant and care for flowers and plants!

 

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Playing on castle bridge

Show Love Using Therapy Skills

Show Love Using Therapy Skills

This year we may be celebrating Valentine’s Day differently. There will not be class parties or seeing loved ones, but we can still show others love! Check out a few ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day while incorporating therapy activities. Your kids will have a blast and not realize that they are practicing their skills. 

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2020 Holiday Gift Guide

2020 Holiday Gift Guide

The holidays are coming quickly. Looking for ideas on what to get your child? Below are a few recommendations from physical, occupational, and speech therapists for excellent gifts that also target therapy skills! Talk with your therapist about additional ideas specific for your child!

 

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Distance Learning Help Louisville

Distance Learning Consultation

TheraPLACE is happy to offer this brand new service for back to school 2020! Meet with a therapist in person or virtually (using Zoom) to get your child ready for distance learning this back to school season. Sessions will be customized and may include the following topics:

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One Green Bay Packers face mask and one 3-layer disposable face mask

Mastering the Mask

Mastering the Mask

Wearing a mask in public has become our new normal. As adults, we know that the mask is not always comfortable or fun to wear, but is necessary to go places. How do we help our children understand the purpose of the mask and better tolerate it so we can go places during this time? Below are a few tips and resources that you can use to help your children with wearing their mask.

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