Cutting skills are very important for a child’s fine motor skill development and often start at a young age. Cutting skills are quite complex and it takes time and practice for children to develop and master this skill. Using scissors correctly helps to: Build hand and finger strength Develop skills for fingers to work together… Continue Reading»
Think of the human body like a tree! Just like a tree needs a strong trunk to hold it’s branches up, the human body needs a strong core to participate in activities.
Tips for playing with your kids who are 5 and under based on the DIR/Floor Time Model Follow your child’s lead This is the best starting place for interacting with your kids! Following your child’s lead gives you insight into your child’s interests, what brings them joy and what is meaningful to them. If we… Continue Reading»
DIY Indoor Activity Walk Winter is fast approaching, but just because the rain and cold is keeping us inside, it doesn’t mean we can’t keep moving! Here is a list of components for creating an activity walk inside your own house! Feel free to chose as many or few as you like, based on how… Continue Reading»
We understand that this can be a very difficult time for many families, so our therapists have put together some tips and tricks to help you and your family keep a daily routine through COVID-19.
Tummy Time is incredibly beneficial for your little ones! Michelle, one of our OT’s has put together this summary on Tummy Time with some tips and tricks on how to embed this into your everyday routine!
A few of our very talented therapists have worked together to create this blog with 10 tips and tricks to aid in the toilet training process!
What are Learning Towers? Learning towers are simple pieces of furniture that are designed to support children in their independence, and provide access to spaces and environments that they may have been previously unable to access. Some are adjustable to be transformed into tables, and others adaptable as your child grows. These are very safe… Continue Reading»
Are you looking for some new creative ways to engage your child in conversations about emotions? Here are 10 fun game ideas created by our therapists using feelings disks. The feelings disks can be purchased here.