Anti-Stress Lavender Putty
Lavender, putty, glitter, oh my! This aromatherapy putty is the new anti-stress ball. If you have a love for essential oils, squishy things, and a touch of glitter, then you’ll adore this. This soft and simple DIY dough will ease your stress away and leave your hands smelling oh so lovely. With a few drops of a calming
DIY Teacher Appreciation Gift Ideas - The Blessed Mess
Is it just me or is there a National (fill in the blank) Day Every. Day. Like, they didn’t have these days when I was younger. I didn’t go to school and we were celebrating National Grilled Cheese Day or National Bacon Day in the cafeteria. Although I can get down with both don’t get me wrong.... View Post
5 steps to calm down for preschoolers
Materials to make a laminated board to recall and reinforce the steps for calming down: sit down, flat hands on the table or his or her lap, breathe in and out 5 times, and count before returning back to work. ...
Make an emotion thermometer
Occupational therapists need to be able to come up with fun and skill developing activities that not only work during therapy but that parents can take home with them to try. Check out our list of our favorite therapy activities for home or school.
25 Fun Mindfulness Activities for Children and Teens (+Tips!)
Here's a list of fun mindfulness activities and exercises for kids and teens that will teach them about mindfulness in playful way (in school f.i.). Enjoy!