Tag: sensory toys


CALMING STRATEGIES: Calming Strategies for Anxious Children, Fidgeting, and Fight or Flight Emotional Grounding

CALMING STRATEGIES: Calming Strategies for Anxious Children, Fidgeting, and Fight or Flight This article provides helpful calming strategies to help anxious children. Affiliate links are included for your convenience.  Many times small children are more prone to tantrums and meltdowns because they are in the middle of developing their language skills and have a hard time saying how they feel, what they are thinking and...

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Anxious Behavior: Hyperventilation and Fight or Flight linked to Anxiety in Children Emotional Grounding

Anxious Behavior: Hyperventilation and Fight or Flight linked to Anxiety in Children This article provides information to help children with anxious behavior, anxiety, meltdowns, fight or flight and hyperventilation. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Anxiety is a normal element of childhood, and every child will go through different phases and different stressors that are manifested through nervousness and anxious behavior. Sometimes, however, a...

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How Lack of SENSORY INTEGRATION puts Children at a Disadvantage in the Classroom Sensory

Sensory Integration: Is Lack of Sensory Integration behind My Child’s Poor Academic Performance? This article provides helpful information about how sensory integration could impact your child’s learning ability in the classroom. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. One of the most common questions parents ask me when they visit our center is “what do you do exactly to help children?” At any given time,...

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Sensory Processing: 50 Free Sensory Printables and New Sensory Processing 101 Sensory

50 Free Sensory Printables and New Sensory Processing 101 This article provides helpful resources provided by the Inspired Treehouse for children with Sensory Processing issues. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Our friends at Inspired Treehouse just relaunched Sensory Processing 101 as an eBook to help parents, teachers, Occupational Therapists and other professionals with their child or student’s sensory needs. With the relaunch of...

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Fidget Tools for Better Attention and Focus in the Classroom Development

Fidget Toys for Better Attention and Focus in the Classroom This article provides helpful fidget toys to improve your child’s attention and focus in the classroom. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. It’s usually hard for any child to attend and focus through an entire day of school, but for some it’s even harder, especially if they struggle with Sensory Processing Disorders, ADHD, Dyslexia,...

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Sensory Routine: Back to School Nightly Routine to Help Sensory Kids Sensory

Sensory Routine: Back To School Nightly Routine to Help Sensory Kids This article provides helpful sensory routine information for sensory children that need special back to school routines to help them better in school. Affiliate links included for your convenience. I’ve done it enough times, I know I’m not alone. Back to school time occasionally creeps up on us, other times it knocks us down hard. Going...

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Sense of Smell: Why My Child Shows Sensory Defensiveness to Odors, Strong Smells and Detergents Sensory

Sense of Smell: Why My Child Shows Sensory Defensiveness to Odors, Strong Smells and Detergents This article provides helpful information about your child’s sense of smell and how they can be affected in the classroom if they struggle with sensory defensiveness. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Our sense of smell is working all day long. Many people only notice scents when they are...

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Using Beach Home Therapy Camp for Sensory Integration, Social Cues and Non-Verbal  Children Sensory

Using Beach Home Therapy Camp for Sensory Integration, Social Cues and Non-Verbal Children This article provides helpful Beach Home Therapy activities and resources for non-verbal children and children who struggle with social cues and speech and language. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. The brain is an amazing organ that controls all the functions of the body. Among all the jobs it does, for...

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Tactile Toys: Toys for Sensory Defensiveness and Tactile Stimulation Sensory

Tactile Toys: Toys for Sensory Defensiveness and Tactile Stimulation Providing your child with tactile toys for sensory integration to awaken their sensory receptors can decrease fidgeting, attention issues and behavior problems in the classroom. Kids who suck on their shirts, fidget at their desk, chew on pens and pencils, and seek out extreme flavors and textures may need tactile toys at their desk or in the home to calm...

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Disneyland Experience: What to Know about Special Services for Sensory Children and Special Needs at Theme Parks Sensory

Disneyland Experience: What to Know about Special Services for Sensory Children and Special Needs at Theme Parks This article provides helpful information about services provided at Disneyland and other theme parks for children with sensory issues and special needs. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. A trip to Disneyland, the beach, Universal Studios, Sea World and other fun theme parks is what every child...

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