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Strengthening: Negotiating the water requires your child to use all of his/her muscles. Your child’s core, arms and legs, will become stronger while playing against the resistance naturally provided by the water. Coordination: Swimming requires a lot of coordination! While each stroke is different, they all require simultaneous movement from your child’s arms and legs in many different combinations: symmetrical, asymmetrical, in-phase, out-of-phase, contralateral and ipsilate
A great way to capitalize on the nice weather, stimulate the senses, and strengthen the trunk and upper body is to spend time outside gardening. It is a wonderful opportunity to spend time with your child and share the experience of growing plants, flowers, fruits, and vegetables. Gardening offers the unique opportunity to stimulate many of our senses. Our eyes can appreciate the beauty while our noses enjoy the scents of spring and summer. Our tongues can taste the fruits of