Backpack Awareness Day

Backpack Awareness Day

Happy Backpack Awareness Day 2021 September 15th is Backpack Awareness Day! The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) started National School Backpack Awareness Day to provide education on the importance of backpack safety. It has been celebrated on the third Wednesday of September since 2002!    Celebrate Backpack Awareness Day by becoming aware of the weight […]

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The Importance of Messy Play

The Importance of Messy Play

So what’s the deal with messy play? You may hear your child’s Occupational Therapist talk about the importance of messy play, but why? Messy play is crucial to your child’s cognitive and creative development, helping their learning process and promoting engagement with the senses!    Messy play helps develop the following skills: Physical Development: Development […]

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Compare and Contrast Activity Page

Compare and Contrast Activity Page

Comparing and Contrasting Skills Comparing and contrasting is the skill of finding the similarities and differences between two or more items, people, or concepts. This is an important skill for children as they progress in their understanding and use of language. Practicing this can help improve vocabulary, describing skills, sentence structure, reading comprehension and more.  […]

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Father’s Day Craft

Father’s Day Craft

Happy Father’s Day from Project Play! It is a privilege to work alongside so many incredible dads here at Project Play Therapy. We appreciate each of you and all you do for your kids to help them grow and reach their fullest potential.   Need a simple craft this Father’s Day? Download our free “You’re […]

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Mother’s Day Crafts

Mother’s Day Crafts

Project Play Therapy wishes you a Happy Mother’s Day!   We are honored to get to partner with so many incredible moms here at Project Play Therapy. We thank you for selflessly giving you time and energy to help your children grow. From driving your kids to and from therapy, collaborating with therapists, helping your […]

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