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 [...]

Reducing sensory overload for moms, babies and toddlers

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

For mothers with small babies: * Rest when your baby sleeps. You need it, deserve it and will be a better mother as a result!* Take time out to de-stress: read, watch a movie, shop, [...]

Boosting your child’s motor development and learning

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

Children learn through movement and experiencing their worlds in a three dimensional format.  Movement is the most important building block for learning, concentration, language and academic skills. Please, please, please send your children outside as [...]