Nature Treasure Hunt Mandala Scavenger Hunt & Visual Processing Activity

Nature Treasure Hunt Mandala Scavenger Hunt & Visual Processing Activity

Art and Craft Activities for Kids Being out in nature and creating beauty makes a heart happy. When one can combine nature, beauty and learning it is a bonus. With all the beautiful mandalas being shared I was inspired to take the kids out and create our own. This time making the mandala became a...
Aug 24, 2016 5 Comments
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
Why I Play for a Living; Learning Through Play Fosters Growth

Why I Play for a Living; Learning Through Play Fosters Growth

Autism   Recently, we were invited to join the Play Matters Blog Hop created by Encourage Play. Learning through play is a wonderful way to foster any child’s growth and development. Children learn best when they are having fun! For us, it was a natural fit. I am...
Sep 18, 2015 20 Comments