Tag: toddler activities


BODY AWARENESS: Characteristics of Impaired or Poor Proprioception in Your Child Proprioception

Body Awareness: Characteristics of Impaired or Poor Proprioception in Your Child This article provides helpful learning information regarding body awareness and proprioception development in your child.  Imagine you are at a party. You walk up to someone and socialize, staying an appropriate distance from them as you speak. Someone comes around with drinks and you reach out to grab the glass, doing so on the...

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Visual Memory: Studies Show Visual Memory Superior to Auditory Memory for Reading and Recalling Details Visual Processing

Visual Memory: Studies Show Visual Memory Superior to Auditory Memory for Reading and Recalling Details This article provides helpful information, games and activities for improving your child’s visual memory. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. When you make a video on your phone, visual and auditory information is stored for safekeeping and can be played back when you want to access it again. Recording...

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WHY BALANCE? How Kids get “Lost in the System” Without Mastery of Balance and Coordination Motor Skills

Balance and Coordination: Why Kids get “Lost in the System” Without Mastery of Balance and Coordination This article provides helpful information and activities for improving balance and coordination in children. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. As we educate more parents and teachers about the benefits of balance and coordination activities, it becomes progressively apparent how physical skills support academic learning, behavior, and attention...

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CORPUS CALLOSUM: Your Child’s Superhighway for Connecting the Emotional & Logical Sides of the Brain Development

Corpus Callosum: Your Child’s Superhighway for Connecting the Emotional and Logical Sides of the Brain for Better Learning This article provides helpful information for strengthening your child’s corpus callosum to encourage better learning development. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Most people know that music is a good thing in a child’s life, but do they know just how important it is for their...

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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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Road Trips: How to Prevent Sensory Overload on Family Road Trips Sensory

Road Trips: How to Prevent Sensory Overload on Family Road Trips This article provides helpful information for preventing sensory overload on family road trips. Affiliate links are included for your convenience.  Road trips were always an adventure when I was little because in my family there were 10 of us with my mom and dad so I bet you can imagine how hectic and crazy...

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Heavy Work Activities Prevent Proprioceptive Dysfunction and Fosters Proprioceptive Success Proprioception

Heavy Work Activities Prevent Proprioceptive Dysfunction and Fosters Proprioceptive Success This article provides heavy work activities for proprioceptive input to enhance learning and attention in the classroom. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Proprioception is the strange sense that is overall an unconscious understanding of where our bodies are in relation to the world around us. The information stems from muscles, joints and other...

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Fox 13’s The Place: Find out why chewing on things could help kids focus in school Sensory

Fox 13’s The Place: Find out why chewing on things could help kids focus in school We’re having a great time with Fox 13’s The Place talking about oral sensory activities to help sensory sensitive children “awaken” their oral receptors for underdeveloped sensory systems, proprioception, and speech and language. Children with underdeveloped oral sensory motor tend to crave or desire more oral sensory motor input to keep their bodies...

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Oral Sensory: “Awakening” Oral Sensory Receptors for Chewers, Biters and Suckers Sensory

Oral Sensory: “Awakening” Oral Sensory Receptors for Chewers, Biters and Suckers This article discusses oral sensory items and toys that can help children that are hyposensitive to food, textures and toys. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. When your child is a baby, it is only natural for them suck on bracelets, necklaces, chew toys, balls and other objects as their teeth begin to emerge....

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Ocular Motor: Best Ocular Motor Development Toys for Reading and Handwriting Development

Ocular Motor: Best Ocular Motor Development Toys for Reading and Handwriting This article provides recommendations for activities and toys that help a child’s ocular motor skills and visual planning. Affiliate links are included for your convenience.  Developing your child’s ocular motor skills and visual tracking is critical for their reading and writing development. It could make a difference as your child begins to learn their letters...

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