The sun is shining bright, flowers are blooming, and summer is right around the corner. Make the most of Earth Day this year by teaching your child how important nature is through fun and engaging outdoor Earth Day activities.
Use the activities listed below to not only make Earth Day fun, but also to promote your child’s development. Continue reading Earth Day Activities
Have fun making this heart shaped decoration with your child as a Valentine’s Day activity.
Threading beads and twisting pipe cleaners are great activities for learning fine motor skills that are used daily to write, draw, use small utensils, and operate computers and other digital tools. Continue reading Valentine’s Day Craft for Fine Motor Development
Did you know crinkling small pieces of tissue paper is an excellent finger exercise to build fine motor skills in children? Continue reading Using Fine Motor Skills to Make a Valentine’s Day Wreath
Keep little hands busy and practice motor skills with this fun Valentine’s card holder! This is a great way for your child to recycle a paper bag and get in the Valentine’s spirit. This craft is also a fun way to practice fine motor and organizing skills. Your child can collect all their Valentine’s Day goodies in the colorful decorated bag. Continue reading Homemade Craft for Kids: Valentine’s Day Card Holder
Candy and costumes are great, but there is more than one way to appreciate the Halloween season. We’ve thought up some additional Halloween activities your family can enjoy before and after the one night of trick or treating. Continue reading Great Family Halloween Activities Beyond Trick or Treating
Halloween can be a fun time of year for children. They get to dress up, eat candy, and carve pumpkins! But for a child with a sensory issue these experiences can be stressful enough to make them feel uncomfortable or unable to participate.
Continue reading How to Help Make Halloween Easier for Children with Sensory Issues
Fall crafts are a great way to let kids exercise their creativity while improving fine motor skills. Continue reading Fun Fall Crafts For Kids
It’s that time of year again. Along with fresh pencils, and new, cool lunchboxes, a new backpack, or at least a more lightweight backpack might be in order too! Continue reading Back to School Reminder: Backpack Safety! How to Choose a Backpack
Summer is the perfect time to explore, and there’s nothing more fun than spending time in water. No matter if it’s in the ocean, lake, creek, community pool, or tub in the backyard, playing in the water may help children grow and develop in these essential ways:
Continue reading Splish, Splash, the Benefits of Water Play for Children
Looking for fun activities that promote learning and to get your child away from TVs, computers, or phones this summer? Half way through the summer everyone struggles to think of new ideas for summer play time. Below are some ideas to cut the cord and decrease screen time. Continue reading Fun Summer Activities that Promote Learning