Zones of Regulation and Self Regulation Activities

zones of regulation activities

The Zones of Regulation® program is a self-regulation tool to help kids identify, address, and use strategies to achieve self-control and emotional regulation in a non-judgmental and safe way. Using interactive Zones of Regulation activities in the actual program can be helpful for kids who struggle with self-regulation. Here, we’re covering information on this program … Read more

Children’s Books for Zones of Regulation

Zones of Regulation children's books

Here we are covering tons of Children’s Books for Zones of Regulation. These are self-regulation books for kids that reinforce the concepts from the Zones of Regulation program for self-regulation and self-modulation. These books pair well with the concepts in the popular self-regulation program and go very nicely with the hands-on Zones of Regulation activities … Read more

Sensory Paths and Sensory Stations

sensory paths and sensory stations

A sensory walk, sensory station, and sensory path…what are these things and how do they support sensory processing needs? Here, we’re covering it all when it comes to using sensory paths or walks as a tool to support sensory needs. You’ll love the printable sensory station tools to add to your DIY sensory path! What … Read more

Occupational Therapy for Teenagers

occupational therapy for teenagers

Occupational therapy for teenagers can look a lot different than OT interventions for preschoolers. Middle school occupational therapy and high school occupational therapy sessions focus more on transitional stages as children age into teenagers and beyond. Occupational Therapy for Teenagers In the younger grades, school occupational therapy practitioners go into the school setting armed with … Read more

Separation Anxiety Activities and Tips

separation anxiety activities

Today, we have a couple of separation anxiety activities that can support kids who struggle with school drop off. Many times, kindergarten or preschool drop off is full of tears, especially those first few weeks of school. Here, you’ll find a great connection activity to help preschoolers and parents find a way to make preschool … Read more

Brain Breaks

Brain breaks

Brain breaks are a powerful and effective way to address regulation needs, help with attention, and impact learning into the classroom. Brain breaks are movement breaks! They are movement opportunities that enable all of us to re-group and re-focus. Learning can be exhaustive to our kids. They are struggling through the day’s activities while sometimes … Read more

Weighted Vests and Compression Garments

research vs clinical experience on weighted blankets and compression garments.

Weighted vests, weighted clothing, and compression garments are used to offer proprioceptive input to elicit a calm and focused response. They tend to be used as a sensory intervention for children with diagnoses like sensory processing disorder, autism (ASD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), with the purpose of calming the body for functional activities. … Read more

School Bus Deep Breathing Exercise- A Stress Relaxation Tool

School bus deep breathing exercise for stress relaxation on the bus

Whether you are needing a bus stop activity to keep the kids calm and collected near a busy street or a sensory diet activity for the rides to school on the bus, this   school bus deep breathing exercise fits the bill. The school bus setting is unpredictable for sensory kids and this breathing activity … Read more