Teaching to Meet His Senses

“He’s like a fart in a frying pan” “A what?!” “A fart in a frying pan… You know, he goes pop! over here, and pop! over there and he’s all over the place, popping up and down. Sit, stand, sit, stand.” “OHHHH! Okay I get it!” This may seem like a rather unorthodox conversation to … Read more

Special Needs – Sensory Bottles

Have you ever made a sensory bottle? We made a sensory bottle on Wednesday and the kids all loved it. We started with an empty 2L bottle (but you can use any size). We added in equal parts of water, corn syrup, and cooking oil.  Then we added food coloring, plastic beads, and shiny glitter. … Read more

Special Needs – Take A Sensory Break!

If you are dealing with a child with sensory issues, then this post is for you. Take a Sensory Break! We were discussing our son’s sensory issues with our OT recently and she mentioned that another one of her homeschool families takes a sensory break every day. I thought this was a great idea. Purposely … Read more

Special Needs – Sensory Resources

We have Special Needs children in our home… Our oldest child has Autism (Aspergers) and ADHD. All of our children have sensory issues to varying degrees. A few of our children have fine motor issues (and struggle with putting pen to paper). We have a child with eczema and kids with allergies (one child has … Read more