When kids are bored and they are “looking for something to do,” a great way to help them spark creativity is by offering puzzles. Puzzles ignite our brain and get us thinking, manipulating and deciding.
If you have or are working with a child that has sensory needs, you know that each child is different and that one thing that has worked previously, may not work the next time. For this reason, I like to be prepared and have several options that can match the exact needs that a child with sensory needs demonstrates.
Are you working with a child that has sensory needs? Check out these SmileMakers products perfect for both seeking and avoiding behaviors.
These toys light up and have a fun tongue that pulls out. They are so exciting for young children and will allow them to work on areas of development but focus mostly on the fun they are having.
SmileMakers has a line of water squirter toys that can help your patients that need assistance in the area of fine motor skills, hand strengthening, and visual motor skills.
International Self-Care Day is on July 24th, and it’s a great opportunity for parents, healthcare providers, and children to motivate each other on their journeys toward physical, mental, and emotional wellness. Now more than ever, self-care is critical for people of all ages.