15 Silly Drawing Games for Kids

Here are some super simple and silly drawing games for kids and adults to play. All you need is a pencil and paper. Download a few free printables too!

Here are some super simple and silly drawing games for kids and adults to play. All you need is a pencil and paper. You can play with one person or a large group. Give everyone a pencil and paper.  Start by drawing one object with your dominant hand. Now it is time to switch it […]

Occupational Therapy for Children with Disabilities – What does the research say?

Occupational therapy for children research study determined the best-available intervention evidence for children with disabilities.

Do you provide occupational therapy for children with disabilities? Or perhaps your child or student receives occupational therapy? Regardless, there are many techniques and interventions that occupational therapists use during a therapy session or consultation to help children improve their engagement and participation in various skills throughout their lives. Recently, a research study wanted to […]

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How to Run a Successful Group Occupational Therapy or Physical Therapy Session for Children

How to Run a Successful Group Occupational Therapy or Physical Therapy Session for Children

Benefits of Group Occupational THerapy Or Group Physical Therapy Many children receive group occupational therapy or group physical therapy sessions. The group sessions may include 2-5 children or sometimes more depending upon the state where you provide school-based therapy services. Children benefit from group occupational therapy sessions or group PT sessions by: modeling their peers. […]

How to Support the Emotional Development of Children Through Active Play

As therapists, we frequently provide physical activities for children to promote muscle strengthening, range of motion, balance, motor skills and coordination. We must not forget that the emotional development of children through active play is very beneficial. Physical, active play can help children to: express emotions such as smiling and laughing negotiate with peers during […]

Critical Thinking Questions for Kids

Critical thinking questions for kids build problem-solving skills and also boosts executive functioning skills in students.

With automation and technology advancing everyday, today’s students need to learn how to think critically and problem solve. These are skills that require extensive nurturing throughout childhood development. One way teachers, therapists, and parents can help is to ask critical thinking questions for kids throughout the day. Not only does this build problem-solving skills it […]

Yoga in the Kindergarten Classroom

Recent research indicates that performing yoga in the kindergarten classroom can be very beneficial for young students.

Are you looking for inspiration and research to support yoga in the kindergarten classroom? Kindergarten has become the new first grade. Young students have high expectations in terms of cognitive load and attention span. Recent research indicates that performing yoga in the kindergarten classroom can be very beneficial for young students. What was the study […]