In this 2-hour pre-recorded webinar, Laurie Gombash, PT, M.Ed. shares fun, easy, and creative ideas for kids that can be used in therapy, the classroom, or at home!
The webinar, great for pediatric OTs and PTs and others who work with kids, reviews the research pertaining to therapeutic interventions that target strengthening, bilateral coordination, postural control, balance and more! You’ll come away with lots of practical new ideas!
2-Purchase the continuing education option, which includes the bonus materials and a post-test to receive CEUs approved for physical and occupational therapists in the state of Ohio . The course also fills a professional development requirement for the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT).
Do you know a student who slumps and leans in her seat? Have a kiddo who just can’t seem to sit still? Or maybe there’s a child you know who can’t concentrate in the classroom or during homework time.
Very often, when we see issues like these, the underlying problem is core strength. Weak core muscles are becoming more and more common in kids today.
The Core Strengthening Handbook is the ultimate resource for fun and creative core strengthening activities for kids! Inside, you’ll find tons of awesome exercises, games, and activities designed to give kids the strong core foundation they need to succeed!
-40 Pages (downloadable pdf)
-Quick and Easy Core Strengthening Activities for Kids
-Core Strengthening Exercises With Equipment
-Core Strengthening Play Ideas
Whether you are a parent, educator, caregiver, or therapist, this easy-to-read guide is your starting point to gain a better understanding of sensory processing and the body’s sensory systems.
This comprehensive, full-color book contains 3 books in 1:
-Sensory Processing Explained: An explanation of each sensory system from a therapist’s point of view and from the perspective of a parent and educator
-Sensory Activities: Step-by-step instructions for activities you can use in everyday play with kids at home or at school to support the development of each sensory system
-Sensory Resources: Resources related to sensory processing, including support groups for parents and caregivers of children who have sensory needs, cheat sheets with quick overviews of each sensory system, and more.
Looking for a fun way to encourage kids to explore the world using their senses? These 5 simple scavenger hunts will do the trick!
Our Sensory Motor Scavenger Hunt pack contains:
-A Movement Scavenger Hunt
-A Tactile Scavenger Hunt
-A Visual Scavenger Hunt
-An Auditory Scavenger Hunt
-An Outdoor Sensory Motor Scavenger Hunt
As pediatric therapists, we know how important it is to help kids keep up with skills over the summer. As moms, we understand that actually getting kids to practice anything over the summer can be a hair-pulling, teeth-gritting experience. So we’ve created an awesome printable packet full of fine motor, gross motor, and sensory activities and ideas to keep you busy all summer long.
Inside the 15-page downloadable packet you’ll find:
-Simple cutting practice pages
-Simple early writing activities
-Hand strengthening activities
-Tricks for promoting efficient pencil grasp
-Information about strengthening for kids
-Fun activities to build core strength
-Easy ideas for working on gross motor skills like ball skills, jumping, stairs, and more
-Lots of ideas for mess-free sensory play
*These activities are not intended to replace therapy. All activities should be facilitated under the close supervision of an adult.
The Spring Activity Pack
This printable packet of 14 fun activities is perfect for preschoolers and elementary-aged children and includes:
-14 of our favorite springtime fine motor and gross motor activities
-Suggestions for grading the difficulty of each activity
-Easy-to-use materials checklists