Tag: preschool activities


Brain-Building Valentines Activities: Midline Crossing, Fine Motor, Vestibular, Visual Planning Development

Brain-Building Valentines Activities: Midline Crossing, Fine Motor, Vestibular, Visual Planning This post contains fun Valentines activities to help with your child’s learning development. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Holidays create some of the best opportunities for learning development and learning activities. Of course, Valentines Day is no exception. As you know, we love any excuse to improve our students’ gross and fine motor...

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Cross the Midline: Crossing the Midline Exercises Using Arms and Legs for Brain Integration Development

Cross the Midline: Crossing the Midline Exercises Using Arms and Legs for Brain Integration This article contains activities to help your child cross the midline for better learning. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. As you may already know, crossing the midline is very important to your child’s learning development. It’s a key element to helping our children flourish and learn in the classroom...

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Delays in Learning when Your Child can’t CROSS THE MIDLINE – Signs of a Greater Problem Development

Crossing the Midline: Learning Delays when Your Child can’t Cross the Midline This post contains important details of learning risks when your child or student has trouble crossing the midline. Primitive reflexes. They have their time and their place. Take the Asymmetrical Tonic Reflex (ATNR), for example. This reflex coordinates the extension of an arm and a leg in response to the head being turned in their...

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Video Membership: Join Video Membership for Learning Exercises Education

Video Membership: Join Video Membership for Learning Exercises We are excited to announce our new video membership for parents, teachers and therapists to help children and students with learning challenges. Video membership is updated monthly with new videos (for example, exercises for primitive reflexes, crossing the midline, gross motor skills, fine motor skills, attention and focus, vestibular, proprioception and other activities). Membership Details Our video membership includes full...

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Primitive Reflexes: The Answer Behind W-Sitting and How to Fix it Development

Primitive Reflexes: The Answer Behind W-Sitting and How to Fix it This article contains information regarding retained primitive reflexes and how they can be associated with W-sitting. It includes affiliate links for your convenience. Children find such joy in playing imaginative games with toys and costumes. I wish multiple times a day, both silently and verbally, that my kids will stay little. Maybe there is...

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CORE STRENGTH? POSTURE? What Weak Core Muscles are Telling You about Your Child’s Learning Development

Important Core Strength Handbook for Greater Learning Development This article discusses how your child’s learning relates to core strength and contains affiliate links for your convenience. Over the years, diet and exercise have become a huge part of our every day lives. The more we hear about diabetes, obesity and other health-related challenges, our natural instinct is to become more active and eat healthier foods to...

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Top 5 Parenting Articles of 2015 Parent's Corner

Top 5 Parenting Articles of 2015 Introducing top parenting articles of 2015 with the Jenny Evolution series. Check out more top parenting articles here. 2015 was one of the most rewarding years for our center and our efforts to create more awareness about how to help children with learning challenges. We have been fortunate to provide parents and therapists with new videos, articles, activities and most importantly,...

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Cutting PE from schools hurts kids in more ways than one Physical Literacy

Cutting PE from schools hurts kids in more ways than one Guest Blog Post AFL Team A recent article by the New York Times editorial board highlights a disturbing, yet growing, trend across schools in North America. As parents and educators turn up the academic pressure on kids, cuts are being made to make sure they have more time in the classroom. Which means your...

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Hyptonia: Exercises to Help Your Baby with Low Muscle Tone Development

Hyptonia: Exercises to Help Your Baby with Low Muscle Tone A pediatric physical therapist from Dinosaur Physical Therapy helps us understand the importance of strengthening your baby’s muscle tone. A baby with Hyptonia (poor muscle tone) can struggle with other developmental milestones as they get older. Developing these muscles as babies and toddlers will greatly enhance their learning capability in the classroom as they get...

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BACK TO FRONT Brain Exercises for Comprehension, Sensory-Motor, Behavior, Attention Development

Back to Front Brain Exercises Essential for Comprehension, Attention and Behavior This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. As I meet with more and more parents on a daily basis about their child’s struggles in school to attend and focus, they are often surprised to find my recommendation is more movement. “The problem is to have my child sit still, not move more,” they...

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