I came across a wonderful article about a magic workshop for partially paralysed children (hemi-plegic). It told how the actions of holding, dealing, and playing cards, and other magic tricks, got them to use their fingers, wrists, arms, in a way that increased their joint mobility and improved their motor skills. 388 more words
Tags » Functional Movement
Having worked with a large group of young individuals lately I was a wake up call to see just how little basic motor control some of them have, for example struggling to even pass a football in a straight line, well more that I hadn’t considered this for a while. 713 more words
Each week the school principle writes a two page news letter. This appeared in this week’s letter.
“As teachers we have become very aware of the importance between physical movement and learning. 169 more words