The Shoebox

The Shoebox

Throughout my years as a special education teacher I have had several high school students that were unable to tie their own shoes or really anything that required tying. Even though there are alternates to shoe strings and cool looking slip on shoes for adults I still feel that my students should work on the [...]

Spa Night

Spa Night

Spa night in the Younger house!! I found a recipe for a kid-friendly face mask recipe on Pinterest. I chose this specific recipe because I already had the three ingredients and it seemed pretty easy. Oatmeal Face Mask You will need: 1/2c of finely ground oatmeal 1/4c of plain yogurt 2Tbsp honey (optional) sliced cucumber [...]

A squishy alternative to fidget spinners

A squishy alternative to fidget spinners

I enjoy a little sensory stimulation every now and again but I feel a little to old to walk around with a fidget spinner.  Not to mention all this talk about poisonous amounts of lead being found in some fidget spinners.  I was gifted a mini tin can of thinking putty and keep it on [...]

Sensory Friendly Films

Sensory Friendly Films

Who doesn't love a big bucket of that buttery movie theater popcorn? Some movie theaters around the country invite special needs individuals and their families to enjoy Sensory Friendly Films. With the lights up and the volume lowered your child is able to sing, dance, and move around while the film is playing. Studio Movie [...]