Proprioception activities such as heavy work have been shown to improve attention and concentration, improve body awareness, and regulate arousal levels. Heavy work can be calming for students with autism or sensory regulation difficulties.
This is a great resource for children with Autism, SPD, and sensory integration needs or deficits. Children having opportunities for sensory integration during wait times will help relieve stress and keep their minds focused on a task.
Over 80 amazing proprioceptive activities that provide powerful and lasting proprioceptive input. These simple ideas can be used quickly to calm, focus, alert. Tap the link to check out fidgets and sensory toys!
More Ways to Use an Exercise Ball for Sensory Therapy
An Exercise Ball is great for kids with sensory processing disorder or SPD. These exercising challenge the vestibular system, strengthen the core, and make the child cross midline. Tap the link to check out fidgets and sensory toys!
Great list of the Best Toys for the Vestibular System. Awesome for parents would would like to buy "therapy tools" for home!Tap the link to check out great fidgets and sensory toys. Happy Hands make Happy People!
How to Help Kids Pay Attention with Sensory Movement Exercises
Try these sensory movement activites and exercises for helping kids learn to pay attention. Easy ball therapy exercises using proprioception and core muscle strengthening with a frugal and easy alternative to a therapy ball. Occupational Therapy tips for kids.
Great ideas for creating an obstacle course for breaks during inside recess. Heavy work play time ideas for kids - great suggestions for kids with autism and/or sensory processing disorder from And Next Comes L