Tossing Pig Skin: one of my emergency therapy activities!
I am always searching for new ideas to keep my students and clients engaged. Sometimes I incorporate new games or activities that I have purchased from #TeachersPayTeachers. While sometimes, I am scrambling to alter my therapy plans while keeping the child engaged.
Emergency Therapy Activities
This past week we had completed our activity much earlier than I had anticipated. So I reached into my travel therapy bag. I have found it is always good to have a few “emergency therapy items”. Right now my emergency items are a ball popping pig and a small plastic football.
Tossing the football!
I pulled out some target cards and placed them around on the table and floor. Then I had my client toss the ball and try to hit whichever “target card” he wanted. We worked on some phrases: I toss the ball, I hit the card, I missed the card, and I hit …
Let’s just say it was a big hit. Whether you are doing group or individual therapy, make sure to have some emergency therapy activities handy!