Warmer days and more daylight mean plenty of opportunities to get outside to play, explore and socialize. Nearly everyone can benefit from fresh air and a little sunshine…so if you’re able to take your therapy sessions outdoors, now is the time for outdoor therapy activities. Some creative takes on classic games − along with some… Read More »
Keep your students moving with these 25 gross motor activities for winter for the classroom. Try putting your own spin on these gross motor activities and share your success stories in the comments section below! “My goal for these indoor gross motor activities is simple, do-able fun. These indoor gross motor energy busters will get… Read More »
Use resistance bands to improve fine motor skills, gross motor skills, posture, and more! “One of my favorite exercises to do with both adults and kids is resistance band. There are dozens of ways to use resistance band to improve strength, balance, posture, and coordination. One problem that I often encounter with children is that… Read More »
To make your next lesson plan more fun and engaging, incorporate movement into learning! “I recently read an article, Letting Kids Move Isn’t A Break From Learning, It is Learning. In this article the author discusses how important movement is in the learning process and gives great ideas on how to incorporate movement into learning, not… Read More »
This excellent SPD resource of 35 sensory activities includes creative activities and DIY projects to aid students with sensory processing disorders both at home and in the classroom. “Sensory perceptions can be hard to change or even to be aware [of] if your child struggles with the way that their brain processes the information in… Read More »
In honor of both Down Syndrome Awareness Month and National Physical Therapy Month, take a look at these PT activities for kids with Down Syndrome to strengthen their hamstrings and quads. Click here for the article.
Are you a physical therapist or occupational therapist on a budget? Take advantage of these dollar aisle finds to use year-round in your therapy sessions. These bargain items are ideal for gross motor, fine motor, and sensory-motor play. “I am a dollar store or dollar aisle frequenter when it comes to grabbing things for working… Read More »
This comprehensive list provides easy games and activities to use when your therapy sessions don’t quite go as planned! These last-minute resources for school-based therapists are perfect for Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, and Speech-Language Pathologists. Take a look now at the last-minute resources for school-based therapists!
These free apps for Physical Therapists will help you and your patients track progress and learn more about their diagnoses. Take a look at the list now!
Teach your students about the American Flag with Build a Flag Relay Race, a gross motor activity that works on coordination, motor control, balance, and visual-motor integration. Click here to learn how to play.