Weighted toys can be very calming for distressed or overstimulated children.
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.
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.