The Importance of Play | Ep 6

   .  .    Play is a universal language that unites children. And in Episode 6 of Life Skills 4 Kids, Aimee Cox of Playful Little Learners and I talk about the importance and impact of play in a child’s life. Aimee shares the wonders that child-led play, boredom and playing with open-ended toys can do

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Afternoon Routines | Ep 3

   .  .    In Episode 3 of Life Skills 4 Kids, Lisa Hughes, Founder, Director and one of the Senior Clinicians of Occupation Therapy Helping Children joins me today as we chat about afternoon routines with kids, especially those that are in or just starting school, the anxieties they experience and how to help them

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7 Teacher Musts to Increase Classroom Productivity

7 Teacher Musts to Increase Classroom Productivity

7 teacher must-knows to increase classroom productivity and create happy, healthy learning environments for ALL children 1.       Have regular movement breaks. We need movement BEFORE we can concentrate. 2.       Observe for clues that children aren’t yet engaged or that attention is lagging. 3.       Incorporate regular muscle breaks to keep concentration going.   4.       Understand that some

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