PODCAST EPISODE 2 | What are movement breaks and why are they important
PODCAST SERIES: Surviving home isolation through COVID-19 with the whole family
With all of us juggling roles around parenting, educating from home, working from home and managing additional stress of home isolation we have a free resource that may help. We have recorded a podcast on a series of topics with our expert therapy team. We share our tips and ideas to help you get through this time on topics such as why routines are important and how to create them, the importance of physical activity and ideas for small spaces, what movement breaks are and why they are important, how to calm kids when anxious or excited, supporting language and literacy at home and screen time pros and cons. Please share this link with your friends and family.
KEY POINTS OF THIS EPISODE
- Look for the signs that your child might need a movement break eg. fidgeting
- Use ‘Heavy work’ as a reset button and a strategy that can promote learning
- Understand that the benefits of movement breaks are for the next period of play or work or tasks you need participation in
Does your Child need an Occupational Therapist who can assist you by tailoring a sensory diet to suit your child? Click here.
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