You can sense the joy kids feel when they dance. Dance is for everyone, no matter what their age or ability! Take some inspiration from these kiddos and their buddy as they dance together at https://youtu.be/aVs-jMMsVUA. We have ways to get hearts pumping at home!
We’re all sitting inside more than ever. Try this quick, inclusive workout with Katelynn Johnson at https://youtu.be/S6hyTrZt4ZU. Use cans as resistance for seated arm exercises and your small pet as a fun weight for standing leg workouts!
Want to make a fun and easy calming sensory bottle craft in minutes with your kids? All you need are a few items which you probably already have in your home. The OT Toolbox provides tips to parents, therapists, and teachers to help our kiddos who need a little sensory support.
Move and groove with Jamie Kolnick, the founder of Jam with Jamie. Grab some fun items to dance with, like scarves or music shakers from around the house! Then sing along with Jamie. Jam with Jamie is on a mission to bring music into kids’ lives everywhere!
Curious George is our favorite little monkey who loves to PLAY. His friends at Universal Studios Hollywood join us as buddies to kids of ALL abilities and bring Curious George to our playdates. We found some great Curious George-themed ways to play #athome!
It feels good. It smells good. It’s shaving cream! Watch as our Education Program Manager, Jennifer Quick, shows you ways to use shaving cream as a sensory favorite at home! All you need is a cookie sheet or surface as your blank canvas.
Kids just wanna have fun! That includes kids with disabilities. Check out these kids racing wheelchairs and dancing the Macarena. Just because someone uses a wheelchair doesn’t mean they don’t enjoy going fast and having a little frivolity in their lives.
Our friends on the playground love to sing songs and play rhythm instruments with their buddies (https://youtu.be/S2Tff83CM9c). It’s soothing, joyful, and inclusive! These are things we can all use in our lives, especially right now.
Stretch with 14-year old Ezra Frech – Meet Ezra Frech, a 14-year old aspiring Paralympian, who was a part of our private launch of our first virtual My PlayClub on Saturday, 3/28/20. Join Ezra for a few stretches as he shares his story at https://youtu.be/BbzhiO6X39A.