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Author: Tricia Barney

Preventing the Summer Slide

As the school year winds down and summer approaches, parents and educators often worry about the “summer slide” – the loss of academic skills and knowledge that can occur over the break. However, the end of the school year doesn’t have to mean a break from learning altogether. Here are some fun and engaging activities…
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Sensory Bins for All Seasons

By Jenny Negrey, OTR/L Ideas for Year-Round Fun and Learning  Sensory bins can provide many benefits to children’s development. Sensory play helps children develop their senses, including touch, sight, and sound, and can improve their fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination. Sensory bins also promote creativity and imagination, as children explore and manipulate different materials.…
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In My Toolbox

by Susan Skinner-Kidd, COTA/L If any of my teachers from elementary school on knew I was writing this………I was not the poster child for organization.  I still struggle with it.  In other words, I AM that student who needs a little nudge in the right direction.   In college, I learned the value of the first tool:  the planner.  Even…
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