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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Teaching Kids to Hop

Teaching Kids to Hop

Hopping Skills Hopping can be a very tricky task for kids to figure out. It takes a combination of leg strength, balance, and coordination of the upper and lower body to gain enough momentum for foot clearance. Click here to watch the video from our physical therapist sharing these hopping games. Here are some fun […]

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Physical Fitness Month Activity

Physical Fitness Month Activity

Happy National Physical Fitness Month  May is National Physical Fitness month, a time to highlight the importance of staying active through sports and other fitness activities. In lieu of physical fitness month, we wanted to bring you a fun physical activity you can do with your students and children to help develop strength, coordination, balance […]

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Tips for Toe Walkers

Tips for Toe Walkers

Tips for Toe Walkers Toe walking is a common occurrence we find in young ones when they begin independently walking. It is a tricky thing to address as there are multiple different reasons why the kiddo is not walking with flat feet. Before the age of 2-3, toe walking should not be a concern as […]

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Springtime Movement Activity

Springtime Movement Activity

Let’s put some Spring into your step!   Spring has sprung and what better way to work on our child’s gross motor abilities then outside with a fun movement activity. This activity consists of both fine and gross motor skill building activities while addressing the key motor milestones for your child’s gross motor development.  Check […]

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All About W sitting

All About W sitting

Let’s Talk About W Sitting W sitting is a hot topic among the therapy and medical community. We hope at  Project Play Therapy we can provide you with the information you need to provide the best  care for your children. Here we will talk a little about what “W Sitting” is, signs that there could  […]

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