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Sensory Play: What is it and why is it important?

Sensory Play: What is it and why is it important?

Does your child love to play with mud? Are they always splashing water around? Sounds like they are engaging in some wonderful sensory play! So, what exactly is it and why is it important? Sensory play involves activities that engage an individual’s senses – touch,...

Floor Time: What it really is.

Floor Time: What it really is.

DIR/Floor Time at the heart of comprehensive programs for infants, young children, and families with a range of developmental challenges including autistic spectrum disorders. You may frequently hear “play based DIR/Floor Time approach” when your child work with...

Breathing Activities for Children

Breathing Activities for Children

Aaaand Breathe! Deep Breathing Activities for Children Breathing activities for children is the focus today with school just around the corner, this can be an exciting time and one which brings much needed routine and structure to our days. However, this change can...

Therapeutic Nature of the Tennis Ball

Therapeutic Nature of the Tennis Ball

Ever ponder the therapeutic nature of the tennis ball? Tennis fever has hit Melbourne this January, which is why we here at Fired Up People have dedicated an entire blog post on the therapeutic wonder that is…the tennis ball. Read on to find out how this budget...

Sleep Tips to Help Your Kids Sleep Better

Sleep Tips to Help Your Kids Sleep Better

Sleep, slumber, snoozing, shut-eye – whatever you call it, our nightly routine of switching off and shutting down is arguably one of the most important aspects that can impact on our overall functioning. Ever had a great night sleep? I bet you woke feeling refreshed...