Author Archives: Heidi

Speechie Freebie: Zoo Animal Smash Mat

  [Source:  Word Nerd Speech Teach via Speechie Freebies] Hello again!  It’s Lindsey over at Word Nerd Speech Teach bringing you my newest FREE product called, “Zoo Animal Smash Mats”!! This product includes four zoo animal smash mats (each with 12 animals) … Continue reading


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3 Movement Activities Using Paper Plates

[Idea and Image Credit:  Your Therapy Source] As pediatric therapists, we are always on the look out for light weight, compact movement ideas.  Here are 3 simple ideas using paper plates.  These physical activities for kids are fun and when … Continue reading


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DIY Paper Water Bombs (Fun Origami)

[Source: Red Ted Art] Oh yes, summer is JUST around the corner and with the warmer weather heading our way…why not check out these fabulously fun DIY Water Bombs make from, yes PAPER!! Learn More at Red Ted Art!   … Continue reading


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Yoga and Self Regulation for Older Students

[Source:  The Journal of Child and Family Studies via Your Therapy Source] Image Credit: Your Therapy Source The Journal of Child and Family Studies published research on mindful yoga to foster self-regulation, academic performance and health promotion in 72 sixth graders. … Continue reading


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Sensory Activity of the Week: Of Sand and Glue and Process

[Source: Brick by Brick] I’ve been working with young kids for a while. When I talk or write about teaching early childhood, I mention things like process and choice and creativity and independent exploration. And yet, I continue to be … Continue reading


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