Here parents, educators, and therapists come together to share ideas to help children of all abilities function at their utmost potential. Useful information and tips regarding the challenges that children can face, as well as fun, educational crafts and games for children to do are covered here. Some of the topics addressed are sensory, fine motor, school readiness, autism, strengthening and crafts.
Lay out a large piece of paper on the floor. Have your child lay on his/her stomach and color a picture. This not only allows the child to be creative, it provides weight bearing through the arms. We have a saying, "Proximal stability for distal mobility", which translates to mean that a child needs to be stable at the shoulders to effectively use the hands.