Perfect for Occupational Therapy month: What a pediatric occupational therapist wants teachers to know. This first installment of a six part series focuses on why children often struggle to sit still and how you can help solve the problem.
SUMMARY: DIY weighted lap band to help fidgety kids calm down. CONNECTIONS: Kiddos on the spectrum needing that sensory. Have multiple in an area for kids to grab when they need it Students help make these TARGET AGE: early elementary grade
Another pinner says: Mess Free Finger Painting! What an awesome idea! Paint in a ziploc bag taped over a piece of paper. Of course we'll have to REALLY finger paint sometimes, too, since getting messy is half the fun.
A visual schedule for calming down. Created by Matthew Summers. Visual charts for school and home use. These were originally created for special education students, but can be modified if, and where, needed.