Take a bowl of water, a straw, and add a little dish soap, then use this game to bring kids with anxious energy down to a calmer place with the long breath out. (Activate the parasympathetic nervous system). This activity is best on your belly, but I demonstrate kneeling.
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Ms Amy has 10 years of experience as an OT and believes in educating the community to empower parents and teachers to recognize the difference between typical and atypical development and sharing creative ideas to facilitate age appropriate skills. She wants to be a resource for children and families of all abilities.