The Gratitude Game: Pick-Up Sticks
Want to help your kids learn about gratitude? Play the gratitude game with them. It's a fun game that the whole family will enjoy!
Interventions for Executive Functioning Challenges: Task Initiation
Strategies and supports for executive functioning challenges can make all the difference, especially for students who struggle with task initiation. This is such an important skill, since it's like the motor in allowing us to get started on all tasks and assignments. When someone is struggling to in
Practicing Executive Functioning Skills with Play Activities
Executive functioning skills are important for learners at all ages. Sometimes people hear the term and assume it's only for older kids, but I'm here to dispel that myth! Even our youngest of learners should learn and practice stills for paying attention, using self-control, getting organized, using
How it really feels to be time-blind with ADHD - The ADHD Homestead
We all know people with ADHD suck at time management. But how does this time-blindness really feel for us, and what does it do to our relationships?
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Teaching Kids about Distractions
Lately I have worked quite a bit with my elementary students to teach them about how to improve their Attention & Focus skills. I have focused on my 4th and 5th grade students – and th…
Executive Functioning Skills Poster | Classroom Decor | Digital & Print
Love this FREE executive functioning poster to help highlight these critical skills: planning, organization, time management, working memory, task initiation, metacognition, self-control, attention, flexibility, and perseverance. Use this as a guide for educators or as a reminder for students of what skills you might be highlighting. Great tool for all ages!
How to Calm a Class (or a Child) Using Mindfulness
Mindfulness for Kids includes teaching them about how their brain works. Learn how to help kids in the emotional or survival state of their brain to calm down. Teach them mindful practices based on brain science to help them manage emotions! #mindfulkids
This Will Blow Your Mind - BestInfographics.co
The brain is one of the most amazing things inside our bodies. It control everything that we think, feel, and do without us even realizing it. Everything that we do has a certain part of the brain that controls it and that is what this infographic shows. This infographic separates the brain and shows all …
Why Use Visual Procedure Cards in Preschool, Pre-k or Kindergarten
Do you students know what you expect of them? Visual procedure cards help students learn and practice the routines you have in your preschool classroom that keep everyone safe.
Occupational Therapy Activity Kits - The OT Toolbox
This blog post by contributor author Regina Parsons-Allen describes occupational therapy activity kits that can be used to address a variety of occupational therapy goals using themed OT kits, saving time and planning for therapy. Pediatric and school-based occupational therapy practitioners are busy people. Often times, they see many children and can work with preschoolers ... Read more
Games to Improve Executive Functioning Skills
10 games to improve executive functioning skills in kids and young adults!
Executive Functioning Skills Task Cards | Digital & Print Activities
Executive Functioning Task Cards are a set of 240 task cards that focus on all areas of executive functioning skills: planning, time management, working memory, self control, flexibility, organization, task initiation, metacognition, attention, and perseverance. A page explaining each skill is also...