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8 outdoor activities that develop fine motor skills - Today's Parent

8 outdoor activities that develop fine motor skills - Today's Parent | Sensory Activities | Scoop.it
“From drawing with sidewalk chalk to swinging from the monkey bars, summertime play can help your kids build essential fine motor skills.”
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To Foster Productivity and Creativity in Class, Ditch the Desks!

To Foster Productivity and Creativity in Class, Ditch the Desks! | Sensory Activities | Scoop.it
Second-grade teacher Erin Klein wanted a classroom where students could move around freely, sit comfortably, and work together. So she got rid of her desks.
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Simple Sensory Activities: When You Only Have 10 Min

Simple Sensory Activities: When You Only Have 10 Min | Sensory Activities | Scoop.it
Terrifically SIMPLE and QUICK sensory activities for little ones from One Time Through. #10 is the most DIVINE! (Terrifically SIMPLE and QUICK sensory activities for little ones from One Time Through.
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Help Your Sensory Child Get Ready for the School Year | Sensory Smart Parent Blog

Help Your Sensory Child Get Ready for the School Year | Sensory Smart Parent Blog | Sensory Activities | Scoop.it
RT @KOTAmedia: Tips on preparing children who struggle with sensory processing to go back to school: http://t.co/J3wT34tY1l
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Is It Executive Function Disorder (EFD) or ADD/ADHD?

Is It Executive Function Disorder (EFD) or ADD/ADHD? | Sensory Activities | Scoop.it
Children and adults with executive function disorder (EFD) have problems with organizing and schedules. They may also have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) and/or learning disabilities, but not always.
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Positive Behaviour Supports for Children with Disabilities

Positive Behaviour Supports for Children with Disabilities | Sensory Activities | Scoop.it
Positive Behaviour Supports for Children is a series of three, related e-learning websites developed in 2012 by Canada's Alberta Government and Mount Royal University for use by families, aides and...
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Importance of Sensory Integration - YouTube

Watch this video to gain an understanding of sensory integration. This video uses animation to provide information about: the 7 senses, how individuals use s...
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Self-Regulation: Just as Important as Learning Your ABCs and 123s - Huffington Post

Self-Regulation: Just as Important as Learning Your ABCs and 123s - Huffington Post | Sensory Activities | Scoop.it
Self-Regulation: Just as Important as Learning Your ABCs and 123s
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Self-regulation is an important skill for children to develop.
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Executive function-101-ebook

An introduction to executive function skills and terms. (Executive function-101-ebook http://t.co/eH2nVoAR7v)
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8 Activities to Help Young Children Develop Fine Motor Skills | Dyspraxia | Types of LD

8 Activities to Help Young Children Develop Fine Motor Skills | Dyspraxia | Types of LD | Sensory Activities | Scoop.it
Does your child have trouble with fine motor skills and handling small objects? Try fun art projects and activities to build muscles in the hands and fingers. (Fine motor activities for kids...
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Study Finds Sensory Integration Therapy Benefit...

Study Finds Sensory Integration Therapy Benefit... | Sensory Activities | Scoop.it
A new study backs parent reports that sensory integration therapy improves daily function in children with autism.
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Disney, Brain Science and Understanding Emotional Intelligence

Disney, Brain Science and Understanding Emotional Intelligence | Sensory Activities | Scoop.it
“ I never thought seeing a kid's movie would become the inspiration for a new blog on emotional intelligence. Seeing Inside Out, the new movie from Disney/Pixar got me thinking about how we think.”
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Blue Valley students build chairs that snuggle children with autism into calm

Blue Valley students build chairs that snuggle children with autism into calm | Sensory Activities | Scoop.it
Students in the Blue Valley School District have found a novel way to soothe the stress and anxiety felt by children with autism, and they’re hoping the chairs they’ve designed can someday be produced.
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Three Years Old, Black and Suspended | Teaching Tolerance

Three Years Old, Black and Suspended | Teaching Tolerance | Sensory Activities | Scoop.it
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Suspensions from Preschool, Daycare and Kindergarten are not just a US problem.  We are seeing this happen in Alberta as well.  More training, education and supports are needed for our most vulnerable young children, to give them best and most positive start. 

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Preparing Your Students for the Challenges of Tomorrow

Preparing Your Students for the Challenges of Tomorrow | Sensory Activities | Scoop.it
Here are six ways to prepare students for their future, including the ability to collaborate, evaluate information accuracy, and make every day a learning experience.
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Pink Mouse Kids

Pink Mouse Kids | Sensory Activities | Scoop.it
100+ incredible fall activities for kids including art, crafts, sensory play, learning activities and much more! (RT @thepinkmice: "100+ incredible fall activities for kids - art, crafts, sensory play, learning activities!
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Childhood mental health disabilities on the rise - CNN (blog)

Childhood mental health disabilities on the rise - CNN (blog) | Sensory Activities | Scoop.it
Childhood mental health disabilities on the rise CNN (blog) In the survey, parents were asked to fill out a questionnaire indicating if their children had any health disadvantages such as speech and language disabilities, ADHD, intellectual...
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The Cutting Truth: Activities to Develop Scissor Skills - Special-Ism

The Cutting Truth: Activities to Develop Scissor Skills - Special-Ism | Sensory Activities | Scoop.it
Scissor skills are an important part of every child’s early childhood development. Although most of us recognize that fact, we don’t always realize why children need scissor skills.
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Maternal singing calms preemies and their mothers, study says - Fox News

Maternal singing calms preemies and their mothers, study says - Fox News | Sensory Activities | Scoop.it
Fox News Maternal singing calms preemies and their mothers, study says Fox News The baby has tubes and lines that a mother might worry about messing up, and the baby is fragile, sometimes weighing less than a pound,” said Larry Gray, a pediatrician...
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Resources for Teachers

Resources for Teachers | Sensory Activities | Scoop.it
sensory processing disorder overview for parents Great chart!!!! (sensory processing disorder overview for parents Great chart!!!!
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Huge List of Activities for Outdoor Sensory Fun - The Chaos and the Clutter

Huge List of Activities for Outdoor Sensory Fun - The Chaos and the Clutter | Sensory Activities | Scoop.it
Outdoor sensory fun is so much more open as you can do more, create more mess with easier clean-up, and the sky is literally the limit!
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Mini Monets and Mommies: 7 Ways to Build Fine Motor Skills with Messy Art Activities

Mini Monets and Mommies: 7 Ways to Build Fine Motor Skills with Messy Art Activities | Sensory Activities | Scoop.it
7 Ways to Build Fine Motor Skills with Messy Art Activities http://t.co/qXo6cvv3pw via @EricaLoop1
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