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.
As we look out today at our ever-growing divided world, we realize how powerful the mission of inclusion is for our children. Inclusion creates an invaluable opportunity to see beyond our differences, to begin to discover how many similarities we share.
Let’s have fun with our family pets. We will read the book “Rainbow Fish” by Marcus Pfister. Our craft project is to make paper plate fish. And we will meet some of our kids’ family pets.
Our partners from Too Small to Fail provide guidance in creating a playful home learning environment to support early childhood literacy for kids of ALL abilities.
John Kirk and Trish Miller fiddle and dance with Jack the Stick Puppet! Meet two live donkeys named Mandy and Dottie! Our Teens for Social Inclusion (#T4SI) read “Barn Dance!” by Bill Martin, Jr. & John Archambault.
Kids can spend hours playing with sand. As summer begins, it’s important to get kids outdoors. So, give them sand to dig, pour, sift, scoop and use their imagination. Sand play provides a great sensory opportunity for tactile learning. And it’s fun!