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Category: Planning

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

Dressing my “Ownself”

How do children actually learn to dress themselves? If you think about it, how do we learn anything? We are taught. The people around us model for us the way to

Old-school fun

Technology definitely has its benefits (I really do love technology) however, there is nothing like the old school pen and paper to develop fine motor skills appropriate for school. Pencil