From LaDonna Cohen, an Occupational Therapist...

As we are sheltering in place, here are some sensory activities that can help you. They are fun and can address sensory needs for you and your child. I wish you and yours good health.

  • Wall Push-Ups: Tape hands, bunny paws, or dog paws on the wall at child's shoulder height. Have your child do push-ups on the wall where the items are. 10 times is agood number or more if your child wants. Your child can also hop and/or skip over to the paws or hands before doing push-ups.

  • Rubber Bands: Your child can wrap rubber bands around plastic eggs, tennis balls, or paper rolls. After wraping around the objects, have the child pull objects apart. This will provide resistance to the fingers and hands.

  • Hop Sc...