Tag: core muscle


Wrapped Legs Around Chair? A Sign of Weak Core Muscle that Causes Reading and Writing Delays Primitive Reflexes

Wrapped Legs Around Chair? A Sign of Weak Core Muscle that Causes Reading and Writing Delays This article provides helpful information if your child wraps their legs around their chair due to weak core muscle or a retained STNR reflex. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. It’s not uncommon to find kids fidgeting in their chair, swinging their legs or bouncing their feet to...

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CORE MUSCLE: Toys for Building Posture, Core Muscle, Motor Skills and Balance Development

Core Muscle: Toys for Building Posture, Core Muscle, Motor Skills and Balance Providing your child with toys to build and strengthen their core muscle can help your child’s learning in the classroom. Kids who lay on their desk, have poor posture and struggle to copy notes from the chalkboard sometimes have trouble with core muscle strength. Some children even struggle with retained primitive reflexes that can...

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POSTURAL CONTROL: When Core Stability is Compromised, Your Child’s Learning is No Longer Automatic Development

Postural Control: When Core Stability is Compromised, Your Child’s Learning is No Longer on Autopilot This article provides helpful information regarding postural control. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Human autopilot is an idea I talk about all the time. I’m usually cursing it because I was on autopilot when I set my keys down so I have no idea where they are. Autopilot...

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Easy way to make your own Sensory Crash Pad Sensory

Easy way to make your own Sensory Crash Pad This post contains affiliate links. Crash, bang, kerplunk! Those all too familiar sounds when your child is running around the playground chasing after their sister or brother or it’s what happens when they fall from the monkey bars. Fortunately, when your little ones are playing at the park or on the swing set in your backyard,...

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Why these Core Muscle Exercises Help Prevent Learning Challenges in the Classroom Development

Why these Core Muscle Exercises Help Prevent Learning Challenges in the Classroom When I talk with parents for the first time, they often have questions about why their child can’t read, comprehend, remember math facts, follow instructions and why they aren’t excelling in the classroom. They know something is missing, but they can’t put their finger on what. I often have moms and dads tell...

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