October 20, 2021
Editor’s Note:  Thank you to Karen Jacobs, Associate Dean at Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at Boston University for the appropriate links and information that PediaStaff can do our part to promote a big day coming up for Occupational Therapists…...
[Source:  Nurture Store] We don’t often do follow-the-steps crafts around here as we prefer more child-led art projects, but sometimes a cute craft is just the thing – a fun way to work on a particular skill. This time the focus is…...
Pumpkin Challenge & Jack-O’-Lantern Challenge was designed to be used with mellow creme pumpkins! Yum! (Or you can print the black and white version and have the students color the pumpkins, but that isn’t as yummy). I developed this activity for use…...
[Source:  Glued to My Crafts] Kick off your autumn plans with today’s Handprint Pumpkin Gift Bags kid craft idea! They are absolutely perfect for your child to gift to the special people in their life, this fall season! Read the Rest of this Blog…...
Editor’s Note:  Great motor skill and messy play activity, but how about using this activity as reward for successful artic trials?    [Source:  Every Little Adventure] Happy October! This is one of my favorite months of the year. Just gimme all the…...
[Source: Motherhood on a Dime via Hands On As We Grow] Fall is the perfect season for pumpkin everything! Mix fun and learning with these cute pumpkin crafts for kids! So many fun and easy pumpkin crafts for kids to make! I’ve shared fun pumpkin…...
[Source:  Childhood 101] My children have both adored play with homemade playdough, not just as toddlers and preschoolers but well into their school years. Playdough is such a great sensory activity and this recipe is the easiest of all the playdough recipes because it’s…...
[Source:  Pre-K Pages] Fall is a great time to read about pumpkins. Pumpkins connect with a farm or harvest theme, can connect with Halloween, and can even lead to talking about Thanksgiving. Here are some favorite books about pumpkins to build background…...
[Source:  Shannon’s Tot School; Image from Family Fun Magazine] Great Fine Motor Craft but even better for social skills role playing, story telling, conversation, emotions work and more.   Paint them with letters of the alphabet or numbers instead for more therapy…...
[Source:  Carrots are Orange] Editor’s Note:  Halloween will be over soon, but pumpkins are good all autumn long.  I love this craft for speech and language work!  Fantastic for following directions, sequencing, conversation and storytelling.   How else would you use it…...