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SLIME for my Valentine!

It's almost Valentine's Day and we know you're looking for fun and creative ideas. This is the PERFECT idea for teachers, therapists, and gifts for friends. Materials: 1 Container of red glitter glue ¾ and ⅔ cups very warm water separated 1 tsp. Borax 2 Mixing bowls...

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5 Tips To Reduce Math Anxiety

I don't know about you, but when I see a math problem I get sweaty palms and a feeling of dread. It's true that I home school two of my high school sons but for their math (especially Algebra, Calculus, and Trig) I hired a tutor. Many of our children fight homework...

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5 Tips to Get Your Child Outside

Get your kids outside, regardless of age! Getting kids outside is a challenge, but every year it is the same thing. Too cold, too wet or too busy. Kids are getting up at the same time in winter, but it is dark. It's almost dark when kids get home from school and eat...

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Top 15 Occupational Therapist New Year Goals for 2018

Happy New Year! Visual changes are powerful reminders. Watching the ball drop last night made me reflect on the last year and dream about the possibilities of a brand new year. Resolutions and goals bring excitement and enthusiasm for what's to come. What are your...

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MORE Star Wars Printables & Activities for Kids

Star Wars is a classic favorite for both kids and adults. What’s even better than binge watching the movies? Doing fun star wars activities and games! We searched the galaxy for the best Star Wars printables and put them in a list for you to print off and enjoy!...

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5 Tips to Keep From Burning Out for 2018

OTs, it's the end of the year and we all feel the pressure.......complete CEUs, make sure your work trainings are done, finish up that looming stack of paperwork on your desk. I FEEL your stress and possible burn-out! It's always refreshing to turn toward a new, fresh...

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Star Wars Activities for Kids + FREEBIE

Activities, have I!      Wait? I think Yoda got into my computer keyboard! I can remember seeing the Star Wars films with my parents when I was a kid. Since then, I’ve had the pleasure of taking my own kids to see Star Wars movies! We are big Star Wars fans in our...

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24 Holiday Sensory Boxes

The holidays are here and oh what fun your children will have creating and playing with our list of 24 sensory bins! Christmas Sensory Bin from Still Playing School Sparkly Christmas Sensory Bin from Rubber Boots and Elf Shoes Christmas Lights Water Bead Sensory Bin...

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ABCs of Movement….brain break fun

Movement/brain breaks are gaining popularity because they WORK! What IS a brain break? They are simply short bursts of activity designed to energize the brain and body for learning. By boosting blood flow to the body and brain, they can help children to learn. Did you...

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Meet Cara

Welcome! I'm a pediatric OT and mom to sons with special needs. My products and courses are fun and engaging. How can I help you?
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