Benefits of Different Types of Play

Play is a combination of exploration, physical activities, artistic experiences, and self-expression. It can happen in organized or free form, in a group setting, or independently. Research into child psychology and pedagogy have identified many different types of...

Traveling this summer? Keep yourself and your kids sane

“Are we there yet?” My children asked me 40 minutes after we left the house to go to Disney; our 3½ hour away destination….. Saying “we are going to Disney!!!” wasn’t enough for my kids….. the excitement about our trip faded 40 minutes into it and I had to start...

All the toys at work!

Written By Jon Pickens, OTS Occupational Therapy Student from Gannon University during his internship at InterPlay Since sensory input is the raw material used for brain development and learning, it is vital that the multi-various sensations be addressed and organized...