Do your kids know how to play Rock, Paper, Scissors? We have had to use it to settle a few debates at our home during this closure, so if your kids are not familiar with it, this may be a good time to try it out! This activity has 3 parts: a read aloud, a… Continue reading Rock, Paper, Scissors!
There is something magical about rainbows, no matter your age! My kids always have fun looking for a rainbow after a spring shower. Here are a few rainbow themed activities to enjoy this Spring. First, a quick warm up… head outside and find a dry spot to sit in your driveway. You will need some… Continue reading Rainbow Activities
Ghost writing is a really fun way to work on a few skills including spelling, sight words, snap words, and handwriting. For this activity, you will need paper, a white crayon, and markers. You can also use watercolor paints, however we found that markers worked better and were quicker. My 2nd grader needs to work… Continue reading Ghost Writing
Hi friends! Here is my first blog post with an idea for an activity you can easily do at home. I am home with my 3 kids. I have a 2nd grader (age 8) and 2 preschoolers (ages 3 and almost 5). The activities I post will easily be adapted for children ages 3-10 and… Continue reading High Kneeling Ball Activity
Welcome! My name is Kathy Cook and I am a school-based occupational therapist. I have 18 years of experience of working with children 0-18 years of age in their homes or school. I decided to start this blog to provide my students who are home due to school closure with weekly activities to promote skills… Continue reading Welcome to Play Learn Shine!
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