What is play?

What is play?

“Children learn as they play. Most importantly, in play, children learn how they learn.”  – O. Fred Donaldson What is play? Play is engaging in an activity for enjoyment rather than a serious or practical purpose. The play takes on many...

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App of the Week: Kids Yoga Verse

This week’s app of the week comes from http://www.kidsyogaverse.com/. This group was the winner of the U.S. SURGEON GENERAL’S HEALTHY APPS CHALLENGE FOR KIDS FITNESS! I have used the apps for my own kids who enjoy learning yoga. Using...

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Developmental Ways to Beat the Heat

Water Play: Developmental Ways to Beat the Heat Here in Arizona it can be easy to feel trapped inside, especially when our low temperatures rival the high temperatures elsewhere. But there is a great way to play outside (or inside) and stay cool...

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App of the Week: Finger Paint With Sounds

This week’s app of the week is recommended from our Occupational Therapy Team – The app is called: Finger Paint with Sounds, by Inclusive Technology Ltd. This is a great app for introducing the fun of finger painting to children that are not able...

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