School holiday activities

It’s really tricky being on school holidays at the moment because our children have been home doing online learning, so everyday starts to feel like groundhog day. So, to help keep our little ones occupied, we’ve made some treasure hunt cards! Take these outside for your daily walk, or even just in the backyard. Going…… Continue reading School holiday activities

Whole body listening

After reading some great tips from the Neurodivergent Teacher and Mrs Speechie P on Facebook about ‘Designing neurodiversity affirming rules and expectations at school’, it got me thinking about one key classroom rule I see all the time. Whole body listening. When we hear the phrase ‘whole body listening’, it can refer to asking students…… Continue reading Whole body listening

Let’s get ready! Four things to help your morning routine go smoothly

Getting ready in the morning can be a tricky task, especially when you have a child who is neurodiverse. Here are four key resources that could help your morning routine. A timer ‘Time timers’ offer a visual countdown so that children can easily see how much time is left. These timers come in a range…… Continue reading Let’s get ready! Four things to help your morning routine go smoothly

Music for Teaching Children- The Wiggles

The Wiggles are an Australian icon. They have covered many Folk Songs and Nursery Rhymes. Their original songs encourage movement and often have instructions within the lyrics for dances. Their collection of CDs, DVDs and children’s television show (available on Netflix) cover a range of topics relevant to children such as playing dress-up, wearing glasses…… Continue reading Music for Teaching Children- The Wiggles