10 Simple Balance Activities for Kids

Does your child need to practice balance skills? There are many every day activities that help to strengthen children's overall skills to maintain their balance. When children practice these types of skills all day long it is easier to see improvements. Check out these simple balance activities for kids.

Does your child need to practice balance skills? There are many every day activities that help to strengthen children’s overall skills to maintain their balance. When children practice these types of skills all day long it is easier to see improvements. Check out these simple balance activities for kids. 10 simple balance activities for kids […]

Number Puzzle for Kids

This FREE number puzzle for kids to print will challenge visual perceptual skills along with number recognition from Your Therapy Source.

This FREE number puzzle for kids to print will challenge visual perceptual skills along with number recognition. To start, how quickly can you find the number 1 in the puzzle? It has to be alone and not part of a double digit number. Harder than you think right? You can download the free printable number […]

5 Balance Activities with Paper

5 balance activities with paper to challenge children's balance skills. Using just a few sheets of paper, children can have fun and improve their balance skills while at home.

Let’s continue this series of simple and easy activities to do using household items. Today’s post is 5 balance activities with paper to challenge children’s balance skills. Using just a few sheets of paper, children can have fun and improve their balance skills while at home. Paper Balance Beam Let’s start off the balance activities […]

Exercise and ADHD – What Does the Research Say?

There has been many studies on exercise and ADHD that indicate a possible beneficial effect on functional outcomes for children with ADHD.

There has been many studies on exercise and ADHD that indicate a possible beneficial effect on functional outcomes for children with ADHD. A recent meta-analysis research study was completed and published in the Journal of Attention Disorders. Results of the Study on Exercise and ADHD After searching various databases, studies reporting on the effects of […]

Kinesio Tape, Balance and Children

A recent study examined the effect of Kinesio Taping (KT) effect on balance and foot arches in young people with intellectual disability.

A recent study examined the effect of Kinesio Taping (KT) effect on balance and foot arches in young people with intellectual disability. The researchers studied 30 young people with intellectual disability and flat feet. Methodology The participants were randomly assigned to an experimental group and a control group. Each person had their balance and foot […]

Handwriting Problems – Can You Predict Them?

Can handwriting problems be predicted? Recent research examines handwriting in primary school children in Netherlands over four years.

Is it possible to predict handwriting problems? Research indicates that after one year of schooling, up to a third of primary school children show insufficient handwriting. Researchers in the Netherlands decided to examine handwriting development in primary school children longitudinally to determine the predictive value of early handwriting assessment. In addition, they looked closely at […]