Google Eye Slime!
Everyone LOVES slime! Slime is great for sensory, especially the tactile or touch sense. Kids all over enjoy making and playing with slime. We know that following a recipe and planning the outcome helps children to develop executive function skills. What are they? read my earlier blog post if you are looking for more information […]
Halloween Noodles Sensory Play
Halloween Noodles – Sensory Play! Halloween-themed noodles make OOEY GOOEY FUN for little fingers! This activity works in sensory, fine motor, visual-motor skills. Searching for items within the noodles makes sensory play fun. This is a Halloween activity BUT feel free to change the color of the noodles (step 4) to ANY color. Instead of […]
Pool Noodle Halloween Fun!
So fun! Our Halloween pool noodle craft brings out creativity and builds motor skills for kids and adults! Supplies: Dollar Store Poole Noodles – Orange, Black, Purple, and Green Dollar Store Wiggle Eyes Dollar Store Pipe Cleaners (Silver, Purple, and Green) Craft Foam – Black, Green, White, Purple, Orange, and Brown Kitchen Knife – Serrated […]
Frankenstein Plate Halloween Craft
Frankenstein Plate Halloween Craft I love affordable and easy activities for holidays. Here’s one of my favorites for use in the OT clinic, at home, or in the classroom. The supplies are easily bought in bulk or for cheap. If your child has executive function difficulties or is a visual learner, provide a visual of […]
10 Freakishly Good Halloween Treats
Halloween is almost upon us and I’ve found some fun treats to make with my boys this week. What I love best about making food with them is that when they make it, they are more likely to eat some of it! As you know, playing with your food is strongly encouraged for kids who […]
Halloween Tips for Kids with Special Needs
Halloween is on the way! All the little ones (and big kids too) are so excited! They just can’t wait for the big night to come; dressing up, hanging out with all the neighborhood kids, getting spooked by strange sounds and spooky shadows. Sounds like a blast, right? Except when your little […]