[Source:  School Time Snippets] Make a lovely spring flower bouquet using yarn!  Yarn wrapping is a great way to sneak in fine motor skills for toddlers and preschoolers– though kiddos of all ages will enjoy this easy flower craft.  These beautiful yarn…...
[Source:  Woo Junior] With Cinco de Mayo right around the corner, I wanted to put together a good set of kids Mexican crafts. These would also be awesome to help children celebrate Mexican Independence Day! Check out all these Great Crafts on…...
Editor’s Note:  PediaStaff  would like to stop and recognize all the School Nurses working tirelessly across America.   School Nurses, check out this page on NASN that has ideas on how to celebrate YOUR day in school.   For everyone else, please enjoy this post from…...
[Source: Pink Oatmeal] It’s May! For many, the weather is warming up and school will be out just around the corner.  It’s also a time where there is lots of energy to be burned.  Gross motor planning for the month of May…...
April 27, 2021
[Source:  Natalie Snyders on TpT] This 10 page free packet is designed to be used by SLPs in the month of May to promote awareness of Better Hearing and Speech Month. (It was designed to be used with school staff members, although…...
[Source: ASHA] Each May, Better Hearing & Speech Month (BHSM) provides an opportunity to raise awareness about communication disorders and the role of ASHA members in providing life-altering treatment. For 2021, our theme is “Building Connections.” Please continue to check this page…...
[Source:  Education Week] Districts can put the federal dollars to good use for students experiencing homelessness Congress just passed a massive stimulus package intended to help communities rebound from COVID-19. The American Rescue Plan includes $129 billion for K-12 education. Public schools will…...
[Source:  Your Therapy Source] One study tested 94 children with a familial risk of dyslexia comparing them to 85 children without a risk of dyslexia. The results showed that children with a risk of dyslexia had more problems with balance and reading.…...
April 26, 2021
[Source:  Science Daily] Researchers at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center have developed a new framework for different factors influencing how a child’s brain is “wired” to learn to read before kindergarten. This may help pediatric providers identify risks when the brain is…...
April 26, 2021
[Source:  Science Daily] People’s ability to perceive speech sounds has been deeply studied, specially during someone’s first year of life, but what happens during the first hours after birth? Are babies born with innate abilities to perceive speech sounds, or do neural…...