We share a lot of creative ways to encourage calming strategies, attention building techniques, and creative sensory play ideas. These proprioception sensory activities are heavy work activities that can be used to help kids address sensory needs and challenge their proprioceptive system.
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Proprioception Sensory Activities for Kids
The receives input from the muscles and joints about body position, weight, pressure, stretch, movement and changes in position in space. Our bodies are able to grade and coordinate movements based on the way muscles move, stretch, and contract. Proprioception allows us to apply more or less pressure and force in a task. Instinctively, we know that lifting a feather requires very little pressure and effort, while moving a large backpack requires more work. We are able to coordinate our movements effectively to manage our day's activities with the proprioceptive system. The brain also must coordinate input about gravity, movement, and balance involving the vestibular system.
Proprioception activities like these are a good way to calm and organize your child. This activity would be a great addition to a or a