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Top 5 ways to play with your baby

Top 5 ways to play with your baby
Top 5 ways to play with your baby   Share the moment in tummy time When you place your baby in to tummy time position lay down in tummy time too, ...

Why is crawling important for infants, toddlers, and school aged children

why is crawling important
Why is crawling important for infants, toddlers, and school aged children   Most babies will start crawling between the ages of 8 months to 12 mont...

How technology use is impacting children’s spatial awareness skills

How technology use is impacting children’s spatial awareness skills
How technology use is impacting children’s spatial awareness skills   Spatial awareness skills include understanding where our body parts are on ou...

4 ways to make a trip to the café educational for kids

4 ways to make a trip to the café educational for kids
4 ways to make a trip to the café educational for kids I went to get my hair done yesterday by a young family friend of mine. She is 24 years old,...

Mindfulness kids activities - How to teach children mindfulness

Mindfulness kids activities - How to teach children mindfulness
Teach children and adult mindfulness – how to listen, feel and learn with our whole body When I am asked to help students with learning difficulti...

3 ways to avoid children’s technology overuse these school holidays

3 ways to avoid children’s technology overuse these school holidays
3 ways to avoid children’s technology overuse these school holidays As a busy and overwhelmed mum I am often tempted to turn on the TV, bring ou...

The three concerns that I have as an Exercise Physiologist and Developmental Therapist when it comes to technology

The three concerns that I have as an Exercise Physiologist and Developmental Therapist when it comes to technology
The three key concerns that I have as an Exercise Physiologist and Developmental Therapist when it comes to technology.   By no means has this arti...

What is visual tracking - a key component of reading for children

What is visual tracking - a key component of reading for children
What is visual tracking?  So you may have come across this page because you have a child who has difficulty with visual tracking or you are finding...

6 activities to do today to help children master the skill of sitting still

6 activities to do today to help children master the skill of sitting still
6 activities to do today to help children master the skill of sitting still   There are two main reasons why a child's body struggles to sit stil...

What is an Exercise Physiologist?

What is an Exercise Physiologist?
What is an Exercise Physiologist? The first step to becoming an Exercise Physiologist was studying Exercise Science for 3 years where I learned abo...

What is technology doing to children's fine motor skill development?

toddler technology learning development
With the advancement of technology, children’s fine motor skills have declined. Some children start school with a 2 year old pencil grip (grasping...

Early learning fine motor skill quick easy activities

pincer grip tong fine motor skills play
Combine fine motor skills development with sensory integration using rice trays Using tongs to pick up pasta, pom poms, etc. helps children to dev...