Wiggle Worms: A Guide to Alternative Seating for the Classroom digital download includes all of the resources you need to begin implementing alternative seating strategies in a classroom.
By: Lauren Drobnjak, PT and Claire Heffron, OT
Details: 20 page PDF document delivered electronically immediately following payment
List price: $12.99
Summary: Wiggle Worms: A Guide to Alternative Seating for the Classroom offers:
- The Benefits of Alternative Seating – Learn about why kids fidget and about the many benefits of using alternative seating in the classroom. From sensory implications to motor benefits and more, inside the guide you’ll find lots of information to support alternative seating options.
- Seating Options and Descriptions – Familiarize yourself with some of the seating options that are available for use in the classroom and read about the specific benefits of each so you can find the best fit for each child.
- Tips for Introducing Alternative Seating – Implementing an alternative seating strategy requires thinking and planning ahead. This guide walks you through: the steps of introducing new seating options so they can be used effectively and responsibly by students, ensuring appropriate sizing of alternative seating options, encouraging functional posture at school and securing funding for new seating options.
- Printable Materials – Inside the guide you’ll also find several printable resources including: an alternative seating contract, a letter to parents about alternative seating, rules regarding alternative seating options, page for students to use to identify which type of seating is a fit for how they’re feeling and movement break cards for the classroom.
Download a sample page on Choosing the Right Alternative Seating Option