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Monthly Archives: March 2020

Top Tips on When to Wash your Hands

When to Wash your Hands 🤚 After you come inside from being outside. After you use the toilet. Before and after you eat. After you sneeze or cough and use respiratory etiquette. Wash your hands well and often Spread the advice, not the germs

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Ideas for Strength and Power Training

## As these are General Exercises ideas please ensure your child’s safety by supervising your child when doing the exercises. Please provide your child with as much support as is needed.## Strength and Power training ideas Warm up- Run or warm for 2-3 minutes. Frog Jumps- Speed training- Run or walk for 10 seconds and […]

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Creating a Fun Obstacle Course at Home

As these are General Exercises ideas please ensure your child’s safety by supervising your child when doing the exercises. Please provide your child with as much support as is needed.## This is a great, fun way of incorporating a lot of balance, coordination, strength and gross motor developmental activities for your child. Try to use […]

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20 Second Hand Washing

We can’t be too careful when it comes to hand washing habits. Spend at least 20 seconds washing your hands Wash to music if it helps.  Here is two we like to sing, tell us what ones you like to sing while washing your hands 🕺 Spread the advice, not the germs…  

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Fine Motor Skills

Fine motor skills involve the use of the smaller muscles of the hands, commonly in activities like using pencils, scissors, construction with lego or duplo, doing up buttons and opening lunch boxes. Have a look at what advice our Occupational Therapy Department has for you about it  

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Core Strength Exercises

## As these are General Exercises ideas please ensure your child’s safety by supervising your child when doing the exercises. Please provide your child with as much support as is needed.## Core Strength Exercises The “Core” muscles are the central muscles that stabilise the body as we move. This includes the muscles in the abdomen, […]

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Activities by Age: Chores & Kitchen Skills

With the Kids at home, now is a good time to try and get help around the house. Have a look at some of our suggestions below for chores and kitchen skills. Be sure to wash hands, listen to the grown-up in charge, ask questions, pay attention and have fun!

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Developing Dressing Skills for Kids

Getting dressed is an important occupation in a child’s daily life. Teaching your child how to get dressed by themselves can be rewarding and exciting. It can also be frustrating, time-consuming, and overwhelming. Dressing requires motor planning, fine and gross motor skills, spatial awareness of front and back as well as cognitive skills like sequencing […]

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Balance Activities

## As these are General Exercises ideas please ensure your child’s safety by supervising your child when doing the exercises. Please provide your child with as much support as is needed.## Balance activities for home: Balance is a combination of using our visual (eyes), vestibular (movement of fluid in our ears) and proprioceptive senses (joint […]

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General Exercise Ideas at home

## As these are General Exercises ideas please ensure your child’s safety by supervising your child when doing the exercises. Please provide your child with as much support as is needed.## General Exercise Ideas at home Keep up your healthy routines Your routine may be affected by the coronavirus outbreak in different ways. but during […]

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