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Reshaping Modern Play Spaces for Children’s Health

[Source:  Science Daily] A world first review of the importance of nature play could transform children’s play spaces, supporting investment in city and urban parks, while also delivering important opportunities for children’s physical, social and emotional development. Conducted by the … Continue reading

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Marking 15 Years, Autism Speaks Rebrands

[Source:  Disability Scoop] The nation’s largest autism advocacy group is revamping its look to better match its evolving mission and launching an effort to “create a kinder, more inclusive world” for those on the spectrum. As Autism Speaks celebrates its … Continue reading

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Research Says Up to 60% of School Day Requires Fine Motor Skills

[Source: Your Therapy Source] Would you have guessed that up to 60% of the elementary school day requires fine motor skills? It certainly stresses the importance of fine motor skill development for school success. The American Journal of Occupational Therapy investigated the … Continue reading

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Q-Tip Painted Snowflakes

[Source: No Time for Flashcards] This is a simple winter craft that I have planned for my class of two and three year olds. I often test out my lesson plans on my 4 year old and today when she … Continue reading

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Pinterest Pin of the Week: Snowman Snowball Game

As those of you on the east coast know, winter is not over yet!  Check out this fantastic idea that we saw on Pinterest that promotes isolated finger movements, Hand strengthening, visual motor coordination skills. We have looked ALL over the … Continue reading

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