Build It So They Can Play

Are tight budgets forcing you to do more with less? With “Build it so They Can Play” you can turn less expensive into more fun for your child or students. Grab your tool belt and start building a positive experience for all! A great resource for physical education teachers, caregivers, and play group and recreation leaders… More Build It So They Can Play

Everybody Belongs

Book Cover, Everybody Belongs

Written by a NH parent this handbook promotes the importance of recreation. It can assist you in seeking and creating fun times for your child with a disability and also for other family members. Information on the ADA laws and IDEA. The resources are old and may not exist, but the tips are invaluable.

Grow It, Cook It With Kids

Book Cover, Grow It, Cook It With Kids

This is a beautifully photographed guide aimed at getting children into the garden, sowing seeds, looking after their plants, and showing them how and when to harvest their produce. There are chapters on Herbs and Leaves; Potatoes, Carrots, and Onions; Zucchini and Tomatoes; Peas and Beans; and Raspberries and Strawberries. There’s nothing better or more rewarding for a child than… More Grow It, Cook It With Kids

Imagine Me On A Sit-Ski

Book Cover, Imagine Me On A Sit-Ski

A child who has cerebral palsy and uses a wheelchair describes learning to ski with adaptive equipment. Ages 7 and up.

Inclusive Games: Movement Fun For Everyone

This book is an easy-to-follow, hands-on guide that no preschool, elementary, or middle school physical educator or recreation specialist should be without. The book features more than 50 inclusive games, helpful illustrations, and hundreds of game variations. Inclusive Games shows you how to adapt games so that children of every ability level can practice, play, and… More Inclusive Games: Movement Fun For Everyone

Life Is Musical: How to Bond with your Special Needs Child through Music

By reading this book you will learn fun and musical ideas to help your child improve attention span, learn social engagement in the home environment and community, learn ways to communicate, learn to identify and appropriately express emotions, learn ways to express self through music and art, and learn to transition easily throughout his/her day.

Mindfulness & Yoga Skills for Children and Adolescents: 115 Activities for Trauma, Self-Regulation, Special Needs & Anxiety

New and unique exercises in yoga, meditation, guided imagery and somatic explorations fill this comprehensive skills guide. This book is brimming with 115 practical and easy to use tools and stories supporting critical life skills for families, classrooms and therapy sessions. Holistic strategies include yoga pose adaptations for Autism, sensory processing & other special needs,… More Mindfulness & Yoga Skills for Children and Adolescents: 115 Activities for Trauma, Self-Regulation, Special Needs & Anxiety

Music for Special Kids: Musical Activities, Songs, Instruments and Resources

Book Cover, Music for Special Kids: Musical Activities, Songs, Instruments and Resources

Music is a powerful means of engaging children with developmental disabilities such as Autism Spectrum Disorders, Down’s Syndrome and Cerebral Palsy. This book shows simple and fun ways of using music to connect with children and how music can be an effective and enjoyable way to enhance their education and development.

Parents & Kids Together

Although this book was written in the 1980’s the activities and ideas it presents are timeless. This book is full of ideas and activities that parents will find fun and easy to do with their children.

Playing Smart: A Parent’s Guide To Enriching, Offbeat Learning Activities For Ages 4-14

For parents who are looking for ways to enhance quality time, or for those who are looking for new, creative ways to play and learn with their children, PLAYING SMART provides a treasure trove of activities, resources, and ideas. Included in this revised, expanded, and updated edition are new chapters on the five-senses and geography… More Playing Smart: A Parent’s Guide To Enriching, Offbeat Learning Activities For Ages 4-14

Star Power For Preschoolers – Learning Life Skills Through Physical Play

Physical play has always been an important aspect of a  child’s growth. The goal of Star Power  is to provide a creative approach to helping  children develop five important life skills  concentration,  relaxation, cooperation, imagination and self-esteem  while having  fun with physical play. Based on Osers highly successful Star  Program, Star Power for Preschoolers begins… More Star Power For Preschoolers – Learning Life Skills Through Physical Play

The Eentsy, Weentsy Spider

Book Cover, The Eentsy, Weentsy Spider

A collection of nearly forty finger plays and action rhymes that have been chanted, sung, and enjoyed for generations. Children and their parents can join the eentsy, weentsy spider in its climb up the waterspout, pretend to pound in a nail while singing “The Hammer Song,” and tip their bodies over for “I’m a Little… More The Eentsy, Weentsy Spider

The Kids’ Summer Fun Book: Great Games, Activities, And Adventures For The Entire Family

Parents will find ideas to recapture their childhood as they join with their kids in dozens of delightful summer activities. Ideas include summer beach parties with a sand castle building theme, hiking and camping trips in the great outdoors, kite flying, snorkeling, and even croquet in the backyard on stay-at-home leisure days. Where appropriate, readers… More The Kids’ Summer Fun Book: Great Games, Activities, And Adventures For The Entire Family