Thanksgiving Sensory Play

We had so much fun with sensory play this week. We made apple pie oobleck! It's really easy and so much fun. It only takes three simple ingedients: applesauce cornstarch cinnamon (optional, we … [Read more...]

Shinn Shoppe: Chewellery

  Do you have a child who loves to chew? Many children with sensory issues crave oral stimulation and will chew on their clothes, hands, hair, their mamas, etc. Obviously we want them to be … [Read more...]

Shinn Shoppe–Weighted Lap Pad

Weighted lap pads are excellent items for children with sensory needs.  The extra input is calming and can help a child to focus and not fidget.  Very helpful for school, dr appointments, and other … [Read more...]

Book Review: The Out of Sync Child

The Out of Synch Child by Carol Stock Kranowitz is a book that explains what Sensory Integration Dysfunction is and how to deal with it.  It is a very practical book full of good coping mechanisms … [Read more...]