Cooking and Communication

Cooking and Communication

Cooking and Communication How Your Kitchen is the Next Best Place for Speech and Language Development! When practicing speech and language skills, it is important to make it practical and engaging for your child. Research shows that young children learn by experience. Play is the most meaningful when it is child-directed and relevant. Most children […]

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Bilateral Coordination: what is it and why is it important?

Bilateral Coordination: what is it and why is it important?

Bilateral Coordination What is it? Bilateral coordination refers to moving both sides of the body together, in intentional and accurate ways. It is a good indicator that both sides of the brain are communicating and charing information effectively. Bilateral coordination can be: Symmetrical: coordinating both sides of the body to do the same movement (such as […]

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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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Tips & Tricks for Zippering

Tips & Tricks for Zippering

Let’s Talk About Zippers! Mastering dressing and fastener skills are important steps toward independence for any child. Zipping involves important skills like bilateral coordination, motor planning, pinch strength, maintaining an open thumb web space, and visual motor integration. Today, we’ll learn about some strategies to help your child conquer zipping!   Click here to watch […]

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