Here are 10 calming vestibular activities for the classroom: Rocking back and forth in a rocking chair. Perform gentle stretches especially the neck and back. Slow marching in a straight line. Inverting the head (some children find this calming, some children dislike this position) ie Downward Dog yoga pose Yoga Tai Chi for Children Slow …
I always get confused with terms vestibular and, especially proprioceptive. This is the reason why I have set myself to learn exactly what these 2 terms mean when it comes to sensory play. The last five senses we’ve discussed are stimulated by external factors. There are also lesser-known senses that relate to the body’s internal...Read More »
Proprioception activities such as heavy work have been shown to improve attention and concentration, improve body awareness, and regulate arousal levels. Heavy work can be calming for students with autism or sensory regulation difficulties.The activities on this poster are specifically designed so that they can be implemented in a sensory room or therapy room.
Vestibular Activities for Kids: Turning Upside Down
The vestibular system is one of the bodys senses and responsible for awareness of our body in space and gravitational insecurity during tasks. Kids can use balance beams to work on integration of the vestibular sense, perfect for children who seek movement, run into objects, fear certain positions, have trouble visually tracking items in reading and written, and more. Occupational Therapy with a balance beam activities.