Tag: preschool activities


Physical literacy checklist: 6-9 years Development

Physical literacy checklist: 6-9 years Guest Blog Post Jim Grove These are some basic sport skills that your child should be learning, and mastering. These contribute to your child becoming physically literate. 1. Striking sports Striking is the act of hitting an object – such as a ball – with either your hand or a tool – such as a racquet, bat, or stick. As...

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PRONE & SUPINE: Doctor attributes the Superman to Preventing Developmental Delays Development

Prone and Supine Exercises: Doctor attributes Superman to Preventing Developmental Delays This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. Does playing Superman really improve school and behavioral performance? The answer is yes, kind of. Running around in a cape and pretending to have laser vision won’t necessarily start raking in the A’s, but a nifty little exercise nicknamed The Superman can make a world of...

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Elf on the Shelf: Sensory Taste, Smell and Sight Activities Sensory

Elf on the Shelf: Sensory Taste, Smell and Sight Activities Last week we had so much fun playing and learning with our little elf doing many tactile activities. My kids keep pulling out the pasta and shaving cream to try the activities all over again. Both seem to be the popular entertainments of the week. That is why this week we are focusing on additional...

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Elf On The Shelf Sensory Series: Touch and Tactile Activities Sensory

Elf On The Shelf Sensory Series: Touch and Tactile Activities This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. What has your elf been up to this year? Our little helper has been having tons of fun with our kids and students working their gross motor and fine motor skills. It is such a magical time of year. I look forward (most of the time) to...

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Elf on the Shelf Sensory Series: Helping Your Child’s Handwriting and Fine Motor Skills Development

Elf on the Shelf Sensory Series: Helping Your Child’s Handwriting and Fine Motor Skills This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. You have probably heard about the importance of developing your child’s fine motor skills from your child’s teacher or perhaps from a book you have read during your child’s early development. On the other hand, you may have a wealth of knowledge of...

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Washington Post Image Education

Recess: It’s important. Does your child get enough of it? Great article originally posted in the Washington Post by Emily Sohn discussing the importance of recess and how children aren’t getting the movement they need to excel in the classroom. Full details below. Article written by Emily Sohn My son is in second grade at a public school that offers 15 minutes of recess after...

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Physical literacy checklist: 2-4 years Physical Literacy

Physical literacy checklist: 2-4 years Guest Blog Post Jim Grove These are some basic fundamental movement skills that your toddler should be learning, and mastering. These contribute to your child becoming physically literate. Running By age two, most toddlers will have started running (some will have started as early as 20 months). They are still a bit unsteady on their feet and they often fall...

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SENSORY PROCESSING: 30 Brain-Building Sensory Tools for Sensory Integration, Fidgeting & Attention Sensory

30 Brain-Building Sensory Toys to Buy Your Kids This article provides great sensory toys for building your sensory room at home. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Every year parents always ask me what toys they can get their children to help them learn better in the classroom. There are so many toys available, it’s hard to just pick a few. However, there are...

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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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