Anxious Child: Toys for Anxious Children, Self-Regulation and Emotional Grounding

Posted by on 3/29/2017 to News
Anxious Child: Toys for Anxious Children, Self-Regulation and Emotional Grounding
All children become anxious and stressed out at one point of their education with tests, homework, big projects and understanding new concepts. However, anxiety is becoming a bigger issue for many of the children we see on a regular basis and it is much more extreme than normal stressful situations. Many of these children haven’t fully developed their limbic system that can lead to emotional grounding issues.

Wobble chairs, bouncy balls let students wiggle while they work

Posted by Nanette Light on 3/28/2017 to News
Wobble chairs, bouncy balls let students wiggle while they work
Peek inside Jennifer Cass' second-grade classroom and you won't see kids sitting on desk chairs in neat rows.

Some gently bounce on stability balls. Others rock back and forth on plastic wobble chairs that move like spring animals on a playground. Some sit cross-legged on pillows around a low table. The rest lounge on their stomachs on plush bath mats.
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