Category Archives: OT

Cooking Classes May Positively Influence Kid’s Food-Related Preferences and Behaviors

[Source: Medical News Today] Given the rise in childhood obesity and known cultural shifts away from cooking, a review of cooking programs targeting elementary school children was conducted to understand program design and outcomes and to inform research gaps. This review assesses … Continue reading

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Motor Magic Activity

Here is a sample activity from Your Therapy Source’s book, Motor Magic, Turn Fine Motor Skills into Gross Motor Skills. Video provided by Your Therapy Source

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Short, Fun Exercise Sessions Improve Class Behavior

[Source:  Psych Central] A new Canadian study shows that brief bouts of physical activity can improve behavior in the classroom for primary school students. Researchers found that a brief, high-intensity interval exercise, or a “FUNterval,” for second grade and fourth … Continue reading

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Seasonal Activity of the Week: Cranberry Sensory Play

[Source:  Growing a Jeweled Rose] This cranberry sensory activity was easy to set up and kept Jewel and Rosie engaged for quite a while.  They found so many ways to play and explore. All you need for this activity is … Continue reading

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Pediatric Therapy Corner: Tracking Recovery of Children with Traumatic Brain Injury

All material Copyright © 2010 Lash & Associates Publishing/Training, Inc. This article is reprinted with the express permission of Lash & Associates. By: Marilyn Lash, M.S.W. How does the child’s brain recover after a brain injury? “Traumatic brain injury in … Continue reading

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