This is a great calming sensory activity which provides deep pressure( proprioceptive input) for the child. The child is the cookie dough and the ball can be the rolling pin. Helps decrease stress and calm nerves with deep pressure.
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.
Great ideas for creating an obstacle course for breaks during inside recess. Heavy work play time ideas for kids - great suggestions for kids with autism and/or sensory processing disorder from And Next Comes L
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