Unique ideas for your Elf on the Shelf Sensory

Unique ideas for your Elf on the Shelf

This article provides information regarding Elf on the Shelf. Integrated Learning Strategies (ILS) is a learning and academic center. As a reminder, ILS is not a health care provider and none of our materials or services provide a diagnosis or treatment of a specific condition or learning challenge you may see in your child or student. If you seek a diagnosis or treatment for your child or student, please contact a trained professional who can provide an evaluation of the child.

Holidays are always wonderful with Fox 13’s The Place when talking about fun activities kids can participate in while learning.

Every parent knows Elf on the Shelf provides great motivation to help kids stay “nice” during the holidays and it prevents “bad behavior” because the elf is watching. Now that Elf on the Shelf has become such a huge hit, it gives parents, teachers and educators opportunities to motivate children at home and at school to participate in fun Elf on the Shelf activities that build their gross and fine motor skills, vestibular systems, proprioception, sensory systems and also creates more opportunities for activities that help retained primitive reflexes and midline crossing.

Unique ideas for your Elf on the Shelf | ilslearningcorner.com

This year we are devoting an entire series to Elf on the Shelf as a way to give parents, Occupational Therapists and teachers ideas on how to integrate activities in your child’s everyday routine to help their development and educational growth.

For more articles in our Elf on the Shelf series to help with Gross Motor and sensory input, click here.

So how do we create fun Elf on the Shelf activities that will also help your child with sensory overload and muscle tone needed for learning? Today, we’re going to be showing you some fun and creative ways to incorporate different sensory activities to help calm your child’s behavior and improve their attention and focus.


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