Fun Indoor Sensory Activities for Children and Vacation Bible School Teacher Recovery Weekend

What a week! This past Sunday through Wednesday was Vacation Bible School at the church my husband and I attend. It’s primarily geared towards children. Sometimes I think is a little odd, because VBS was for ALL ages at the church I attended growing up. Anyways…my husband and I had the awesome opportunity to pour … More Fun Indoor Sensory Activities for Children and Vacation Bible School Teacher Recovery Weekend

Back to School: Ready for school? Make sure those vaccine records are up to date!

Getting vaccinated according to the recommended immunization schedule is one of the most important things a parent can do to protect their child’s health. Diseases can quickly spread among groups of children who aren’t vaccinated. Whether it’s a baby starting at a new child care facility, a toddler heading to preschool, a student going back … More Back to School: Ready for school? Make sure those vaccine records are up to date!

We’re still here! Getting back into the swing of blogging. You should attend ASPERGER SYNDROME: Independent Living

My, how time flies when you’re a grown up. I can’t believe it’s practically August already. Things in our ST4K family have been busy. K, her husband and the kids (A and J) enjoyed an extended trip to Southeast Asia for their family vacation. J is turning 6 on Saturday. Due to the time difference, … More We’re still here! Getting back into the swing of blogging. You should attend ASPERGER SYNDROME: Independent Living

#cardboardkidsSA – It’s happening everywhere!

#cardboardkidsSA   Cardboard Kids Is a Child Abuse Prevention Campaign Happening in San Antonio (http://www.cardboardkidssa.com/) In 2015, there were 4,941 confirmed cases of child abuse and neglect in Bexar County. And while that number is staggering, it’s just as shocking to learn that only 1 in 10 sexually abused children ever make an outcry, meaning thousands … More #cardboardkidsSA – It’s happening everywhere!

April Showers Bring….Awareness?

Every month has dozens of observances, holidays, and awareness events. April seems especially busy, and Sensory Toys for Kids will be using our corner of the blogosphere to highlight concerns and raise awareness about conditions and situations related to our children, families, and clients. This month we will be observing: National Autism Awareness Month National … More April Showers Bring….Awareness?

Friday News Round Up: Teachers, have you heard about the open classroom concept? What are your thoughts?

This week I came across and interesting educational concept. Have you ever heard of open schools or open classrooms? I hadn’t heard of it until this week. My mom learned about it in college back in the late 1960s and early 1970s but never taught in this kind of setting. What is the open classroom … More Friday News Round Up: Teachers, have you heard about the open classroom concept? What are your thoughts?