Tag: special educational needs

Top Sensory Toys/Resources for Kids

Skip to these resources on our Amazon Shop here Sensory Play (simply put: play that involves one or more of the 5 senses) can be extremely enjoyable for children. In my experience is can be very beneficial and therapeutic for some children with special educational needs.  We often […]

Review: EasyRead Time Teacher Wall Clock

I’m genuinely really excited about writing this post as I’m absolutely in love with this product and very pleased to be able to help others by recommending it.  In my opinion, teaching children to tell the time has to be one of the hardest of the early life […]

Review: Penalty by HELP Educational Games 

We were excited to discover and try out a fantastic digital game called Penalty by HELP Educational Games this week. A fun learning game that has been carefully designed to help improve children’s literacy and numeracy through play. Penalty is a football themed numeracy and literacy game aimed […]

Review: ‘100 Ideas’ Series (Bloomsbury)

I’ve  been reading a selection of Special Educational Needs books from the 100 Ideas for Teachers  (Bloomsbury) I’ve also been reading their book on School Readiness by Claire Ford,  as part of our focus on helping children who start school in September.  What did we like about them?  Packed full […]

What are Gross Motor Skills?

Gross motor skills are important skills needed for every day tasks such as standing and walking. What’s the difference between gross and fine motor skills?  Unlike Fine Motor Skill Activitie which require the small muscles in the hands and fingers, Gross Motor skill activities use the larger, core stabilising […]