Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes!

Last week in our social-motor group, we learned about BIG and little problems. We read the book “Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes” by: Eric Litwin. If you don’t know the story of Pete, enjoy the video here!

Just like Pete, we stepped in strawberries, blueberries, and even mud!!! Did we cry?! Goodness no! We remembered what Pete the Cat says, “No matter what you step in, keep walking along and singing your song…because it’s all good!” Now that is flexible thinking!

Team Time: Whole Body Listening

Team Time welcomed group members back for our second week of Team Time. Last night our lesson was all about Whole Body Listening.
1. Mat Man: Mat Man is part of the Handwriting Without Tears curriculum, which many of the children are familiar with from school or from their individual therapy sessions. We listened to the Mat Man song and followed the group plan to build Mat Man together. Each child was responsible for a different body part, and we practiced remembering each other’s names as each friend took a turn contributing to Mat Man’s body. Mat Man has many different body parts that he uses to do good listening!

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