Sensory Processing Explained

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Grab this free Spring Senses Scavenger Hunt and explore all 8 sensory systems with these fun activities. Play, Sensory Bins, Activities For Kids, Sensory Play, Sensory Activities, Sensory Issues, Senses, Sensory System, Sensory Processing
Spring Senses Scavenger Hunt Printable
Grab this free Spring Senses Scavenger Hunt and explore all 8 sensory systems with these fun activities.
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32 Things To Put In A Calm-Down Box for Kids
If your child becomes anxious or very upset, having a Calm Down Box can help your child feel more comfortable and self-regulate. Here are 32 ideas of what to include in a calm-down box for your child or student.
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Fun Summer Bilateral Coordination Activities for Kids
Bilateral coordination activities help kids develop physical and cognitive skills. Use fun activities to help kids practice their new skills this summer.
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Lemon Cloud Dough Sensory Play Recipe
This lemon cloud dough recipe is a fun way to explore sensory play with a child in your life. Kids will love squeezing and squishing this dough. And it's great for fine motor practice!
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20+ Fun Spring Sensory Activities for Toddlers & Preschoolers
Spring is a great time to engage your kids with some sensory activities. Here are some fun spring sensory activities for your toddlers and preschoolers.
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How to Understand Interoception: The 8th Sensory System
Interoception is the awareness of bodily sensations. It is the sense of knowing the internal condition of your body. I explain what the 8th sensory system is and how it works below.
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How To Understand Interoception: An Explanation Of The 8th Sensory System
Interoception is the awareness of bodily sensations. It is the sense of knowing the internal condition of your body. I explain what the 8th sensory system is and how it works, click through this pin to find out.
A sensory body sock is a fun sensory tool that can help provide a calming and relaxing environment for children. I’m sharing several FUN ways to use a sensory body sock here. Early Childhood, Socks, Parents, Pre, Play Ideas, Spd, Body Sock, School Ot
8 Fun Ways to Use a Sensory Body Sock
A sensory body sock is a fun sensory tool that can help provide a calming and relaxing environment for children. I’m sharing several FUN ways to use a sensory body sock here.
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How To Make A Weighted Lap Pad (With Photos)
Does your child have trouble sitting still? Does your child need a little extra sensory input? A weighted lap pad can provide the sensory input a child needs in order to focus better. Click to read this tutorial on how to make a weighted lap pad for your sensory seeking kids.
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St. Patrick's Day Roll-A-Dice Brain Break
Holidays are the perfect time to switch up your brain break activities and do some fun, themed brain breaks. I have a fun St. Patrick’s Day Roll a Dice Brain Break activity, plus some extra ideas.
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The Best Sensory-Seeking Activities for Kids
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Paying Attention: 30 Sensory Strategies - The Inspired Treehouse
Chewing pencils, paper, nail-biting, and other oral sensory behaviors can be a challenge in the classroom. Learn how to manage oral sensory-seeking behaviors with practical solutions in this article. Sensory Chew, Sensory Seeker, Autism Sensory, Pediatric Physical Therapy Activities
Practical Classroom Tips for Oral Sensory Seekers & Chewers
Chewing pencils, paper, nail-biting, and other oral sensory behaviors can be a challenge in the classroom. Learn how to manage oral sensory-seeking behaviors with practical solutions in this article.
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The Quintessential Guide to Fidgets for Kids