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Unstructured Play Supports Brain Development

“Recent research suggests that children should experience twice as much unstructured time as structured play experiences. Lia Karsten, a professor of urban geographies at the University of Amsterdam, argues that this change has transformed children from active participants to “backseat children” who are passively escorted from one structured activity to the next by their parents. …

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Space Man- Fun Handwriting Tips that Work

“Space-Man Project” As a pediatric Occupational Therapist, one of the biggest concerns I hear in all settings is handwriting. Handwriting. Handwriting. Handwriting. In fact, handwriting might be the only thing you know that Occupational Therapists do (hint: it’s not). There are SO many components to handwriting that have absolutely nothing to do with fine motor, …

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