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Sensory Hacks to Calm an Angry Child

Sensory Hacks to Calm an Angry Child For kids, I would bet that most fear and anxiety comes out of feeling insecure, confused, helpless, embarrassed and/or overwhelmed. Part of emotional development and maturation for kids is to learn the labels for different emotions so that they can start to recognize them in themselves (and others.) How we …

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25 Sensory Hacks For Kids For Vestibular & Proprioceptive Input

25 Sensory Hacks For Kids For Vestibular & Proprioceptive Input Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and autism are both general terms for a group of complex disorders of brain development. These disorders are characterized, in varying degrees, by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors. While all children can seem quirky or …

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Sensory Break Ideas for Kids

Sensory Break Ideas for Kids We all say ‘being a kid is easy’, actually it isn’t. We learn as we grow and if anything it gets easier… How we speak to our kids when they’re upset can make a huge difference to how they feel and you could start by creating your own Anti-Anxiety Kit, Calming …

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Valentines Slime Sensory Play Science Activity

Valentines Slime Sensory Play Science Activity Making homemade slime has been on my list of things to do with my daughter for quite a while. Finally with Valentine’s Day right around the corner, I thought it would be the perfect time to give it a try! Here is the slime recipe, perfect for Valentines themed play. This …

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Fall Sensory Table

Fall Sensory Table Sticky, slippery, gooey, heavy, bumpy…that’s what sensory experiences are made of. Learning and retention improve depending upon how many of our senses are engaged. I have said many times before that sensory play is more than just a texture bin, although those are great, too. Children learn best by having “hands on” experiences …

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