By | February 21st, 2017|Categories: Blog general, Education blog|

Each person has a sensory threshold. That is, there is only so much sensory input that one can handle before one feels overwhelmed and out of control. The lower one’s threshold is, the quicker one [...]

Easy tips for happy holidays

By | December 6th, 2016|Categories: Education blog, General Blog|

Summer is here and schools are out, and every one is ready to have a summer holiday. At this time of the year, most people are ready to shut the door on the year that has [...]

Reducing Teacher Stress and Burnout

By | October 7th, 2016|Categories: Education blog|

With just over 8 weeks to go to the end of the school year, teachers are heading into a very stressful and emotional time. Teacher burnout, which happens due to stress and mental fatigue happening [...]

Strategies for calm and focused classrooms

By | August 30th, 2016|Categories: Education blog, General Blog|

The ability to remain focused on a particular activity for a required amount of time is no mean feat. Classrooms especially are busy and noisy environments, which lead to many distractions.   Stuart Shanker (a [...]

Sensory Play for Pre-Schoolers

By | July 28th, 2016|Categories: Education blog, General Blog|

There is a huge amount of emphasis on the notion that young children “learn with all their senses”. The reality of our schooling system is that we don’t often provide opportunities for children to engage [...]

The beach: Sensory haven or nightmare?

By | May 20th, 2016|Categories: Education blog|

The blowing wind and sea sand... stimulate the touch sensors The sound of the sea, waves and people... stimulate the hearing sensors The smells of the sea, suntan lotion, kelp... stimulate the smell sensors Put [...]