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Last Minute Easter Idea for Toddlers… Playdoh! Therapy Tip of the Week 4.14.14

Here’s an EASY idea for Easter that anyone can pull off… Easter play doh! Watch for details below including tips for containing the mess, advice for kids who with tactile defensiveness who may not enjoy this rich sensory experience yet, and most importantly, a full discussion of the various goals you can address with this [...]

Easter Q-Tip Painting… Therapy Tip of the Week 4.10.14

Here’s a quick and FUN idea for toddlers for Easter! Listen for all of the goals we can target using this simple activity!
Now before you get all anxious about the mess painting makes, listen for those tips!

For additional cute, cheap and EASY ideas for Easter with young children, check out my Easter Therapy [...]

Body Parts! Therapy Tip of the Week for 4.3.14

When I asked for suggestions for Therapy Tip of the Week, a mom emailed me to say she needed some new, fun ideas for helping her son learn body parts. Watch the video for my best tricks and 4 cute songs therapists and parents can sing all day long!

The book I mentioned in [...]

Twister for Toddlers! Therapy Tip of the Week for 3.27.14

Do you have a Twister game laying around your house? Get it out and use it for lots of FUN with young children, long before they can touch a yellow circle with their hand and a blue one with their foot! The obvious goal to target is matching by color, but we can do MUCH [...]

Bubbles! Therapy Tip of the Week for 3.19.14

Don’t you love bubbles? Me too! But there’s lots more to work on than teaching a child to say “bubble” or “pop.” Watch for the skills we target long before we realistically expect a child to talk!

For more step by step therapy ideas, check out these products:
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Ideas for Fine Motor and Cognitive Skills - Therapy Tip of the Week for 3.12.14

Therapy Tip of the Week is back!!!
I’m so excited to share this darling idea for making ribbon toys. Beyond being fun for toddlers, this homemade activity targets fine motor, cognitive, sensory, and visual processing skills. If you’re wondering WHY this is important for speech-language development, then watch the video!
For additional ideas to work on important [...]

Therapy Tip of the Week for 4.22.13

This week we have ideas from Kelly Nelson, Developmental Interventionist and contributor to myei2.com.
Kelly will be sharing ways to help a toddler learn body parts, make choices, and sequence steps in an activity all with STICKERS! Click the link for some cute ideas…. (and a great song!)  


Therapy Tip of the Week for 3.14.13

Using Social Games like Peek-a-boo with Toddlers:
Learning to play a social game like Peek-a-boo is CRITICAL first step in helping a child learn to understand and use words.
Click here for the article I posted earlier this week listed step-by-step instructions for teaching a child to play Peek-a-boo.  
Here’s a link to an article with even more ideas for [...]

Therapy Tip of the Week for 2.2.13

Here’s the latest Therapy Tip of the Week:

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Therapy Tip of the Week - 12.14.12

Here’s the latest Therapy Tip of the Week with an idea you can use for the holidays AND year round!
For other GREAT holiday related therapy ideas check out my Christmas Therapy Guide 1 and 12 Tasks for Christmas!

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