For April’s Five Moore Minutes video we are reminded about the importance of supporting inclusive learning communities! So often, we respond to individuals in crisis by removing them from a learning community, rather than seeing crisis and responding to the entire community with wrap around support. This 5MM video will be connecting with supplemental content including The Five Moore Minutes Podcast which can be found on all podcast platforms.
As the CISS team works from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, we wish to share our rainbows of hope to show that we will get through this together.
We invite you to share your rainbow at CISS-SIJE@afchildrensservices.ca
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While we are all spending more time at home, the timing is right to learn and practice a new skill, such as using the toilet. Before getting started, there are some preliminary developmental skills that need to be in place, in order to ensure a positive experience.
- Pack up your lunch and have a picnic outside!
- Explore nature items i.e. sticks, rocks, leaves, etc. Collect the items, paint them, use them for sensory exploration or make open-ended craft creations.
- Feel with your feet! Use differently textured items to create your own sensory walking path. Use fallen logs, wet grass, smooth stones, piles of sand, crushed ice, etc. This activity can also be done inside using various household items. Continue reading