By: Dana Elliot, OTR/L Another great household object that can be used to build sensory-motor skills is a toothpick.  Toothpicks are great for building fine motor and grasping skills.  Their small size encourages the child to use and strengthen their fingertips.  Challenge…...
[Source: The Bilinguistics Blog] In our last post, we talked how making your SLP-efforts cumulative helps you be a more effective, efficient, and happier SLP. Check out the post here if you missed it. Today, we are going to talk about how…...
[Source:  The Creative Bite] A couple of weeks ago our family gathered for the third annual Family Summer Olympics. My immediate family along with my aunt, uncle and their children, who used to live on the same farmstead as us when we…...
[Source: The Resourceful Mama] We love being outdoors in the summer and active whether it’s playing at the pool, at the park, in the backyard, or at the baseball fields. The kids love to stay cool in the summer by swimming at…...
[Source: Teaching Mama] Hey friends! I have a neat activity to share today that will keep kids busy all summer long! I call it our Pool Noodle Water Wall! It is so much fun and I know your kids will absolutely love it!…...
[Source: Days with Grey] Pour to the lines introduces water play measurement in a playful way that will also help with a few life skills. Have a child that likes to pour the milk? How about a toddler that insists on pouring…...
July 20, 2021
[Source: Busy Toddler] I definitely do not clean our toys enough. I don’t know that there’s really anything that could every scrub them truly clean at this point, but I guess I can try…. Or at least my kids can try. I…...
Summary: 100 reproducible games and activity ideas to encourage motor skill development and learning in children. Great resource for fun, home exercise program activities. The book is divided into three sections: Fine motor skill development (32 activities) Gross motor skill development (50…...
[The Prudent Penny Pincher] Have fun this summer with these DIY backyard games. Most of these DIY projects are super easy and cheap to make so your kids can enjoy unlimited summer fun without breaking the bank. These outdoor game ideas are…...
[Source: Los Angeles Times] Rory Siwula is 9 years old and speaks quickly, as if she were in a rush to get all the words out. She’s confident and happy to answer questions about herself. She’s entering the fourth grade this fall.…...