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20 Easy LEGO Builds

We are just getting into the smaller sized LEGO here. Although my son loves to put together LEGO sets, we have a lot of fun with our own LEGO building ideas. Think outside the box, and try some new LEGO activities with classic bricks. There are so many early learning ideas built into these easy LEGO builds. THINGS TO BUILD WITH LEGO LEGO CLASSIC BUILDING IDEAS I am super excited that we are starting the journey into LEGO land. We love to sit and just build with a big box of classic bricks…

Over 20 creative and FUN ways for kids to PLAY with shaving cream from Growing a Jeweled Rose. So many fun ideas!
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Shaving Cream Activities

Did you know that you can make play dough from shaving cream ?

Use this activity as an ice breaker for the first week of school or as a classroom community builder. I have my students sit in a circle around our carpet, and I project the "Roll a topic" sheet up on the SmartBoard. Each student takes a turn rolling the dice and answering the corresponding question.
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Roll A Topic Ice Breaker Freebie

Use this activity as an ice breaker for the first week of school or as a classroom community builder. I have my students sit in a circle around our carpet, and I project the "Roll a topic" sheet up on the SmartBoard. Each student takes a turn rolling the dice and answering the corresponding question...

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Ocean Sensory Bin Adventure - Frogs and Fairies

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Play Doh Connect Four is a fun activity that was created by Marie Logan, an Occupational Therapist with UAB Pediatric Neuromotor Clinic. This activity is a great way to combine the benefits of using play doh, and the fun of playing connect four while working on hand, wrist, and forearm skills. In order to play you need to have two different colors of play doh and a vertical surface to stick the play doh onto. To start playing the game, you {Read More}

Play Doh Connect Four - Therapy Fun Zone

Play Doh Connect Four is a fun activity that was created by Marie Logan, an Occupational Therapist with UAB Pediatric Neuromotor Clinic. This activity is a great way to combine the benefits of using play doh, and the fun of playing connect four while working on hand, wrist, and forearm skills. In order to play you[Read More]

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30 Play Therapy Activities for Kids | 30 simple therapeutic activities for children you can use in a counseling setting or at home to help a child express their emotions surrounding a trauma or ongoing feelings of anxiety. Perfect for toddlers, kids in preschool, school-aged kids, for tweens and teens, and kids with autism, ADHD, and anxiety, these activities offer a great way to teach healthy anger management and coping skills. #kidstherapy #anxiety #angermanagement #mentalhealth
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Play Therapy Techniques: 30 Therapeutic Activities for Children

30 simple yet effective therapeutic activities for children to teach healthy anger management, improve self-control, increase empowerment, and manage fear, anxiety, and depression while also building proper problem-solving skills.

5 Ways to Take Your Sensory Table to the Next Level ~ Fairy Dust Teaching
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5 Ways to Take Your Sensory Table to the Next Level

For over 27 years, Tom Bedard has been building apparatuses for the sensory table. And it all started with a bucket. The bucket answered a NEED at the sensory table - transporting the sand out of the table. Hello! How many of you have fought the “there’s more sand on the floor than in the sensory table” phenomenon? The bucket provided the children the pathway to perform this need appropriately. You see, Tom noticed children were naturally driven to transport the sand OUT of the table. Truth…

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DIY Felt Magnetic Fishing Game < From Under a Palm Tree

Use the magnetic fishing pole to "catch" and release the colorful fish. This DIY Felt Magnetic Fishing Game helps encourage and develop fine motor skills.

Excellent for Storytelling and a Great Play Therapy Tool! These versatile, non-detailed figures in six bright colors can represent ALL ethnicities as well as different ages. In addition to the typical
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Versatile "Family" Figures (36-Pieces)

Excellent for Storytelling and a Great Play Therapy Tool!These versatile, non-detailed figures in six bright colors can represent ALL ethnicities as well as different ages. In addition to the typical family, additional family members or significant others, can be represented (i.e. step-parents, same gender parents, sib

10 Must-watch play therapy videos for featuring both directive and non-directive play therapy
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Top 10 Must-Watch Play Therapy Videos | Sandtray Therapy Training

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This picture shows the difference between gender expression, gender identity, biological sex, and sexual orientation. Just because someone is born with specific sex organs, that doesn't mean that his or her brain, heart, or certain stylistic choices will reflect those organs.

Breaking through the binary: Gender explained using continuums - ❤ It's Pronounced Metrosexual

This picture shows the difference between gender expression, gender identity, biological sex, and sexual orientation. Just because someone is born with specific sex organs, that doesn't mean that his or her brain, heart, or certain stylistic choices will reflect those organs.

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Sensory Hacks to Calm an Angry Child

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therapeutic jenga, the questions correlate with the #'s so there's no tape or paper to alter the blocks!
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DIY Interactive Jenga Game

Open up conversation in therapy or in your family with this Jenga game. With a list of questions, one for each block, this game is a engaging for kids!

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Conversation starters for kids who keep mum.
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Why Parents Must Spend Time With Their Children

Children grow up best when they spend time with their parents. Children need parents in their lives to talk to, set boundaries for them, and get care and love from. When parents are not involved enough in a child's life, the child often becomes rebellious...