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January 30, 2019

{SET FOR SCHOOL}
{GO INDEPENDENT} {GO VISUAL}

What do your mornings look like with the kids? Lots of nagging? Maybe some yelling?

Creating visual routines can assist in helping children become more independent, reduce the nagging and help them take initiative. It also he...

January 28, 2019

{SET FOR SCHOOL}
{GO WRITE}

So most of my posts about getting Set for School have not been about the academic skills required but assisting the social-emotional and self-help skills. This is because it has been shown that children thrive better in the school environment...

January 27, 2019

{SET FOR SCHOOL}
{GO INDEPENDENT}

So we are nearly there! It is time for the talk. No, not that talk, the toilet talk. Chat about where to find the toilets, when to go (before the bell, in the breaks etc), who and how to ask if they are in class, check they also have...

January 22, 2019

{SET FOR SCHOOL}

Helping your child increase their familiarity of their environment can help reduce the first day jitters and anxiety. Take a drive by, maybe practice to see how long it takes to walk. Talk about the school, the first day, where the toilets will be, re...

January 21, 2019

{SET FOR SCHOOL}
{GO INDEPENDENT}
So you've bought the new lunchboxes and drink bottles, but can your child open them?

Here's another dress rehearsal to practice this week, to give time to iron out the tricky bits. Pack your child's lunch box as you normally would for...

January 20, 2019

{SET FOR SCHOOL}
{GO INDEPENDENT}

Dress rehearsal.

A dress rehearsal is a great idea to check out how your child goes managing the buttons, zips, clasps and laces prior to the first morning of school. Usually the first morning is a bit stressful and time poor, so not a g...

January 19, 2019

{SET FOR SCHOOL}
{GO VISUAL}

Starting to think about how the week will run once your child has started back at school? Wondering how your child is going to remember what is on each day and what they need to take, what uniform they need to wear?

Visual schedule to ass...

January 18, 2019

{SET FOR SCHOOL}
{GO PLAY}


Organising informal playdates with children that will be going to school with your child is a great way of helping your child feel comfortable on the first day. A familiar face is always nice to see. Play is also a fantastic way to develop ou...

January 17, 2019

{SET FOR SCHOOL}
{GO DRAW}

Do you have a child friendly drawing/writing space in your home? This might be something to consider as your child starts school this year. It may not necessarily be for homework, but to give the opportunity for children to continue to practic...

December 24, 2018

{GO PLAY}
Imaginative play is great for your child's development and imagination. Our stable is a little crowded but the children have been playing out the Jesus story.

Do you have a nativity set? Maybe allow some imaginative play with it? Or maybe a doll dressed up a...

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Welcome to the PLB Blog

Welcome to the Play Learn Bloom Blog. This is collection of  activities that have worked in the PLB house and clinic.

NOTE: The activity ideas given on this page are general in nature and are not intended to replace professional medical advice. Please supervise your child during all activities, and use your parental discretion. Not all activities will suit all children.

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