FUNCTIONAL SKILLS

Read 30 minutes every day with your child.

Physical Education:  30 minutes a day of physical activity

Notes from the Counselor: The activities listed are fun and interactive ways to engage your children in healthy living.  

Activity 1:  Germ Smart Kids - How To Wash Your Hands Germ Smart Kids - How To Wash Your Hands Here’s a short and amusing video which gives instructions on how to wash your hands thoroughly to keep those pesky germs away! Good for kids ages 1-100.

Activity 2:  How to Tie Your Shoes - the fast + easy hack to tie your shoes!  Sometimes we need a distraction for our younger children. This is a practical activity that your child can practice to build a sense of accomplishment and control.  Scroll through the link to locate the video.

Activity 3: Yoga Time - Yoga is a great way to relax the mind and body. Below you will find an article that discusses the benefits of yoga for kids. You will also find two yoga videos that your children can follow along with. 

Article: More than just a game: Yoga for school-age children

Video: Yoga Time! On the Farm- Kids Yoga and Nursery Rhymes

Video: Popcorn the Dolphin: A Cosmic Kids Yoga Adventure!