Weighted toys can be very calming for distressed or overstimulated children.
Author: Blue Skies Craft
Taming the Monster Within
When things get out of control it feels like a monster within is taking over.
Art and craft therapy can be a valuable creative escape in difficult circumstances
My Special People
When young children go through a sad time, identifying their social supports can help them feel secure.
Exploring Family Change
When families change, giving children an opportunity for expression can be healing for them.
Dot Painting and Inner Peace
A simple activity to help calm and reflect.
Paper Cup Chicks and Building Rapport
This is a great activity with lots of cutting and pasting to promote fine motor skills.
Bunnies and Easter Memories
Easter can be an important time for special memories.
The Silhouettes in Life
A great art activity to look at contrasts. This activity could be used to explain to children about ‘dark’ or sad times in our lives.
Magazine Stripes and Talking Emotions
This would be a great activity for helping children to feel relaxed and to build rapport over a chat.
Memory Chair Cover
An alternative Christmas craft activity for young people to remember and honour their special person this Christmas.
Christmas Gift Box
A quick and easy activity for all kids to achieve success, for that special little gift!