Art, Blog, By Modality, By Theme, Dance/Movement, Drama/Theater, Fall, Integrative/Multi-Modal, Intervention Ideas, Music, Play/Sandtray, Poetry/Narrative

Poem Books!

I am a total sucker for second-hand stores. There is just something about digging around through piles and stacks of things that makes my adventure meter say "oooh this is fun!" A few weeks ago, I stopped at the book section of the Goodwill I was shopping at and a book of poetry popped out… Continue reading Poem Books!

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Big. Foam. Dice.

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.

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Activity Dice!

Oh Target, how I love thee.... My Target obsession is for another post, but for now I'd just like to say that I LOVE the Target dollar section! I know of many music therapists who share what they have found back and forth there, especially on Instagram. Finding cheap and colorful materials always gets my… Continue reading Activity Dice!

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Musical Jenga!

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!