The Games We Play and Why: the Benefits of Educational Board Games

The Games We Play and Why: the Benefits of Educational Board Games

Autism Spectrum Disorder Information, Resources and Activities Sarah and I are play-therapists so we, well, we play for a living. While to people observing us it may seem like we are “just playing”, everything we do has a purpose. Educational board games can teach patience, reciprocal play, turn-taking, academic...
Mar 07, 2016 7 Comments
DECORATED GIFT JARS: An Easy DIY Gift

DECORATED GIFT JARS: An Easy DIY Gift

Art and Craft Activities for Kids We love making Decorated Gift Jars for so many reasons. Anytime that we can hang out with kids joyfully creating and learning is a happy time for us. The bonus at the end of this craft project is that the children will have beautiful Decorated Gift Jars for someone in...
Dec 07, 2014 No Comments
Puzzle Pins Art Project: A DIY Gift Made With Recycled Items

Puzzle Pins Art Project: A DIY Gift Made With Recycled Items

Art and Craft Activities for Kids My daughter made me a puzzle pin when she was in third grade. To this day, of all the gifts she has given me, this DIY gift is still one of my favorites. So when I found a puzzle in my closet with missing pieces I figured I would have the kids that I work with make...
Aug 23, 2014 22 Comments