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Category: Motor planning

Hypermobility and Proprioception: What’s with the clumsiness?

I’ve been asked to comment on the concept of hypermobility and proprioception in children (and adults). This is an interesting topic because once again, we have two ends of a

Hypermobility and self-esteem: When kids are not good at sport

I have been asked to comment on this topic of sport in children with hypermobility and low muscle tone, who aren’t so good at sport. And let me tell you,

surviving term 1 of big school

Surviving Term 1 of School

Putting a plan in place to survive term 1 of big school is really important. This is even more important if your child hasn’t been going to pre-school or day

Scissors & Scissor Skills

Scissor skills. One of the most common reasons a child gets referred for occupational therapy by their school teacher. The other is obviously handwriting, but we will talk about that

Bilibo

I bought one of these strange but simple looking things for my nieces for Christmas a few years ago. It’s called a Bilibo. It provided a lot of entertainment even

Zoob. That’s right. Zoob.

This fantastic creation is fun for everyone. Zoob. Most people haven’t heard of it… but if they have, they rave about it. Think lego, mobilo, duplo… but cooler. Zoob are

Mini Micro Scooter (for preschoolers)

Now that Spring is almost upon us and the weather is starting to warm up (here in Australia anyway) it’s time to think about getting the kids outside in the

Teachers and Parents Pet Peeve

What is one thing teachers and parents both hate? Shoe laces.  Teachers hate having to say 20 times per day “Sally, your shoelace is undone”; “Josh, stop and fix your

Make drawing & writing more fun

Got a child who doesn’t really like handwriting? Or a child who doesn’t really take to drawing & colouring? This could be part of your answer. The Crayola Dual Sided Dry