Tuesdays with Twomey - Kindergarten Move to the Zanzibar zoo 

Tuesdays With Twomey: Kindergarten Move to the Zanzibar zoo Join us as kindergarten brother and sisters join their siblings in our class, to show a fun cool down, relaxing song you can use in your classroom or home. Follow the sequential developmental movements to support self-regulation, brain integration, and focus. The chorus demonstrates the Brain Gym moves: Double Doodle and Lazy Eights.

 

Tuesdays with Twomey - Cat Arches for STNR and Spinal Galant Integration 

Do you have students who sit in the "w" position or have their legs tucked underneath themselves to keep their body upright? Do they have difficulty with accommodation and focusing at short and long distances (getting information from the board, back to their paper?). Join us as we show you how to do "Cat Arches" to strengthen muscle tone in the back for better posture, improved attention, and increased concentration.

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Tuesdays with Twomey - Babkin Games and Isometrics 

Join us for some fun activities you can do at home or in your classroom to help strengthen the hand, improve muscle tone and integrate the Babkin Reflex. These movements will help improve motor control of the hand; make it easier to do up buttons and tie shoelaces; relax tension in the jaw and improve printing and fine motor skills. 

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Tuesdays with Twomey - The Landau Reflex 

Do you have students in your class or children who have poor attention and concentration? Do they have low muscle tone in their back and neck and can't sit up or keep their head up? Watch and join the grade one and two students at Wilson Avenue school, as they show you ways to help integrate the Landau Reflex by playing the “Flying Airplane” and Bean Bag Self Isometric.

 

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Tuesdays with Twomey - Babkin Reflex, Rocking on Hands and Knees 

Do your children have any of the following challenges: poor motor control of hands; low muscle tone in the hands; over flexible fingers; tying shoelaces or doing up buttons is a challenge; poor printing or handwriting; challenges with speech and articulation? If you said YES to any of these challenges, here is a fun 7-minute video from students in a grade 1 and 2 class to show you fun ways to help integrate the Babkin Reflex. This episode shows the exercise: "Rocking on Hands and Knees." 

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Tuesdays With Twomey - Eye Accommodation 

Today we are going to show you a fun way to strengthen the eyes for reading. All you need is a string about 5-6 feet long with 4-5 beads. Have the first bead about 12 inches or 30 cm from the child's nose as this is the normal reading distance. Encourage the students to look at the beads at different distances to encourage the eyes to work together at near and far distances.

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Featuring "brain-based" physical fitness resources used by the NYC Departments of Education and Health as a part of their cutting-edge Move-to-Improve program.
 

 

10 Best Active Products
(Institute for Childhood Resources/Dr. Toy)
100 Best Children's Products
(Stevanne Auerback, PhD./Dr.Toy)
Directors' Choice Award
(Early Childhood News) 

 
 





















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