I'm going to say it again, Teachers Pay Teachers is an absolute lifesaver! I was chatting with one of my friends who is a high school English teacher and she just hopped on the TPT bandwagon. She said to me "I spent thirty minutes trying to figure out margins for some visual, and then realized … Continue reading Solution-Focused Intervention Ideas
Again Target. You've done it again. I've had this dice for quite some time but am just starting to unlock it's potential. It's a dry erase die with 12 cards that are interchangeable on the face of each side. Although it's not the most sturdy, it sure is fun! Here are some of the way's … Continue reading Big. Foam. Dice.
I had no idea how much fun Jenga could be with simple adaptations! This is a big game with counselors and therapists working with children, not only because it's fun but also because it is really flexible. Many of the counselors I work with have written questions on Jenga blocks that clients answer as they … Continue reading Musical Jenga!
I don't know if you have heard of the new NBC show called "Songland" but it's pretty amazing. It's a series where songwriters get their songs produced and recorded by popular artists. I'm guilty, I haven't watched it yet. BUT, I have thoroughly enjoyed one of the songs that came out of the show. One … Continue reading “Be Nice!” Intervention Idea
I LOVE THIS APP. Seriously, I love this app. Someone had posted about this app somewhere online and I can't find the blog that I originally found it on. Thank you kind stranger! There have been so many interventions that have spawned out of this app. I originally started to use it for a feelings … Continue reading “Spinner App” Intervention Ideas
Today, it was beautiful and sunny when I woke up. I couldn't wait to start the day! I brewed some coffee and by the time I turned back to the window, IT WAS SNOWING. What just happened? The best part was that it snowed for an hour and then the sun came out for the … Continue reading Hear That Thunder Boom!
I end up working with a lot of clients and their siblings within music therapy. Often, when a client is suffering from a life-limiting illness, they tend to gain a lot of attention from parents, medical staff, teachers, and others. The siblings see this and usually don't understand the complexity of the situation or that … Continue reading What Instrument Is That?!?!