Explore how music therapy, adaptive movement, and playful language prompts can help you and your children play, learn, and thrive at home!
Author and children’s songwriter, Emily Arrow is our special guest and sings her song, “Be a Friend”. Our Teens for Social Inclusion (#T4SI) read “Be a Friend” by Salina Yoon. For our craft project, we make a Heart Pendant!
Get Ready for Action! Our Teens for Social Inclusion will be reading the book “Brave” by Stacy McAnulty. We will create Superhero Masks and help you create your own Superhero Name!
Splish splash, it’s time for some Ocean Sensory Play! Our Teens for Social Inclusion will be reading the book “Ocean Meets Sky” by The Fan Brothers. We will craft an Ocean Sensory Bag from objects around the house.
Our friend, Chrissy Martin from The Reptile Family, who shares some of her reptile friends with us! Our Teens for Social Inclusion (#T4SI) will read “The Greedy Python” by Eric Carle and create a very cool paper plate snake.
Music is a great way to connect while being at home together! Laurel Terreri, board certified music therapist at Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach, takes you through music, movement, and instrument-making, all from the comfort of your own home!
Free exploration lets our friends on the playground learn the world around them at their own pace, with their own abilities! It can also encourage joint attention, concept learning, and their use of senses! Kids of all ages love to explore!
Sesame Street sees the “amazing in all children,” including our friends with autism. We learn that some of our friends might see the world a little differently, but it doesn’t keep them from playing at https://youtu.be/RuV8AddbXIs.
How about an original story from actress Kali Rocha (Disney’s Liv & Maddie and Man with a Plan)? Curl up and listen to “The Treasure Pot”, a story about kindness and inclusion written by Kali and her daughter, Savria with sound effects by her son, Barlow.
Bubbles are always a hit with our buddies on the playground: https://youtu.be/m_DgXp7eTZQ. Playing with bubbles is fun to feel and can also help with coordination, motor, and visuospatial skills. Bubbles can be a favorite at home, too!