October can be a difficult time for kids. Halloween is on the horizon, which can cause a mixture of emotions, the demands of school are increasing, and there can be a late year bout of environmental allergies to further add to any frustration and feelings of discomfort. Although most kids love Halloween, even for those … Continue reading October Challenges
Play is so fundamental to our work here. It's the natural way for children to learn about their world. But play is equally important for adults. The importance of play for children is well documented. Now researchers are turning their attention to its possible benefits for adults. What they’re finding is that play isn’t just … Continue reading Play is important for kids…and adults!
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Brain gym is a series of fun and energizing exercises designed to prepare the brain and body for a more efficient pattern of movement, learning and communication promoting whole brain processing and balance in a stress-free environment. Learning Objectives: Summarize whole brain integration through whole body movement Describe the role of the 26 brain gym … Continue reading Brain Gym Workshop April 6-8
In this blog post on the NY Times, the author discusses new research around the benefits of meditation for children: These investigations...illustrate how meditative practices have the potential to actually change the structure and function of the brain in ways that foster academic success. Fundamental principles of neuroscience suggest that meditation can have its greatest impact … Continue reading How Meditation Can Help Kids
Weighted blanket workshop March 5th