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Stretching bands are great to help kids work on body awareness and helps them feel secure. "Body socks" are great, too!

Homemade Stretchy Resistance Bands

GROSS MOTOR - Tutorial for making your own stretchy resistance bands for proprioceptive sensory input for fidgety kids and for kids with sensory processing disorder and/or autism. Includes suggestions on how to use them from And Next Comes L

When the child is awake, drape it across his lap or around his shoulders. The deep pressure touch stimulation brought about by the blanket will produce serotonin in the child, which is a hormone that will help to calm him down and produce a happier frame of mind.

Weighted Blankets 101: When & How to Use Weighted Blankets

When the child is awake, drape it across his lap or around his shoulders. The deep pressure touch stimulation brought about by the blanket will produce serotonin in the child, which is a hormone that will help to calm him down.

Progression of Tactile Input Using Sensory Bins - grade the amount of tactile input based on the materials in the sensory bins.

Progression of Tactile Input Using Sensory Bins - grade the amount of tactile input based on the materials included in the sensory bin.

How to make a no-sew weighted blanket (I can see my toddler dissecting it, but maybe it works for older kids)

Fiffigt tyngdtäcke Junior *gluten-free* Chefs: Photo Tutorial: How to make a No Sew weighted blanket for Sensory Processing Disorder

Heavy Work Activities: Heavy Work Prevents Proprioceptive Dysfunction and Fosters Proprioceptive Success | ilslearningcorner.com

Heavy Work Activities Prevent Proprioceptive Dysfunction and Fosters Proprioceptive Success

DIY Felt Button Chain~ Learning Fine Motor Skills & Colors - Tips from a Typical Mom-Use snaps and buttons

DIY Felt Button Chain~ Learning Fine Motor Skills & Colors

Proprioception activities such as heavy work have been shown to improve attention and concentration, improve body awareness, and regulate arousal levels. Heavy work can be calming for students with autism or sensory regulation difficulties.The activities on this poster are specifically designed so that they can be implemented in a sensory room or therapy room.

Pressure Poster- Sensory/Therapy Room

Proprioception activities such as heavy work have been shown to improve attention and concentration, improve body awareness, and regulate arousal levels. Heavy work can be calming for students with autism or sensory regulation difficulties.

benefits of a balance board

The Benefits of Using a Balance Board with Kids

The benefits of a balance board for vestibular input and sensory processing for kids, especially kids with sensory processing disorder. DIY idea - Make your own balance board for pennies in minutes!

6+ Sensory Bins for under $30 from the Dollar Store – with tons of other ideas!

e we are inside, waiting for baby to arrive, I knew he needed a sensory bin day. I could not WAIT to get to Dollar Tree and try all of these sensory bins. I went armed with a list – HA!

Five easy suggestions for helping kids learn to identify and be sensitive to emotions in themselves and others

5 Activities to Help Kids Develop Emotional Sensitivity

Try these sensory movement activites and exercises for helping kids learn to pay attention. Easy ball therapy exercises using proprioception and core muscle strengthening with a frugal and easy alternative to a therapy ball. Occupational Therapy tips for kids.

How to Help Kids Pay Attention with Sensory Movement Exercises

Try these sensory movement activites and exercises for helping kids learn to pay attention. Easy ball therapy exercises using proprioception and core muscle strengthening with a frugal and easy alternative to a therapy ball. Occupational Therapy tips for kids.

Music is a great way to help kids develop language, motor, and memory skills. Here are eight silly songs that your preschooler is sure to enjoy, and that will make you giggle right along with them.

Silly songs your preschooler will love

Silly songs your preschooler will love Music is a great way to help kids develop language, motor, and memory skills. Here are eight silly songs that your preschooler is sure to enjoy, and that will make you giggle right along with them.

{Guest Post}  Twelve Sensory Play Recipes by Blog Me Mom for Fun at Home with Kids

{Guest Post} Twelve Sensory Play Recipes

HOMEMADE STRETCHY RESISTANCE BANDS - How to make stretchy resistance bands for kids - perfect for kids with #autism and/or #sensory processing disorder from And Next Comes L

Homemade Stretchy Resistance Bands

This pin has instructions for teacher or parents to create homemade stretchy resistance bands. The resistance bands activate the students' somatosensory and prioprioceptive senses.

Fine motor fun- feed a big mouth frog! Also good for a game - as soon as the frog is full, we get to...

Big mouth creature for feeding pom poms to

Big Mouth Frog - fun way to work on fine motor and in-hand manipulation skills (Parmesan cheese container) Easy to make and fun to do with the kids!

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