Play Therapy Activities: 101 Play-Based Exercises to Improve Behavior and Strengthen the Parent-Child Connection

Play Therapy Activities: 101 Play-Based Exercises to Improve Behavior and Strengthen the Parent-Child Connection

by Melissa LaVigne

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Overview

Harness the power of play—101 creative ways for you and your child to bond, have fun, and so much more!

What’s the best way for children to relate to the world around them? Play! In this book, you’ll find a collection of joyful activities that allow parents of children ages 3 to 9 to unlock the therapeutic benefits of play.

From strengthening your bond to decreasing their screen dependency, Play Therapy Activities offers a variety of simple exercises that can help improve your child’s behavior, impulse control, self-awareness, and more. New to the idea of play therapy? This parent-friendly guide offers a comprehensive overview of the practice, as well as advice for making sure you and your child get the most out of your experiences together.

Play Therapy Activities provides:

  • Open the play therapy toolbox—Discover how you can help your child hone certain skills and behaviors with arts and crafts, relaxation and breathing activities, and more.
  • 101 Fun activities—Whether it’s dancing, creating stories, or playing outside, discover on- and off-the-page activities (and tips!) for any number of occasions and moods.
  • Play therapy revealed—Find out how and why play therapy is so effective, as well as the ways in which these activities can supplement actual play therapy.

Bring fun and skill-building games home with Play Therapy Activities.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781647391263
Publisher: Callisto Media
Publication date: 08/11/2020
Pages: 194
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

MELISSA LaVIGNE is a licensed clinical social worker, a registered play therapist, and yoga teacher. She has spent her career honing specialized skills in play therapy and trauma treatment, and she is passionate about sharing these tools with the world. In addition, Melissa is a faculty member, trainer, and yoga teacher for Yogis in Service, a nonprofit that brings trauma-informed yoga and mindfulness tools to individuals all over the Buffalo, New York, area.

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