9 Classic Games That Secretly Teach Life Skills

When picking up your child from school, do you ever wonder what they learned that day? You might ask your child this very same question and get an answer such as “I was a goose”! What does that even mean? My child played Duck, Duck Goose? How does that teach them anything? Actually, these school games secretly teach your child life skills, all while they are having fun.

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Vanessa Van Cleave
The Benefits of Parachute Play

Every activity we do at Therapeutic Playground serves multiple purposes, and they’re always a ton of fun. First and foremost, we want to promote an environment of enjoyment for all of the children present, and that often means seeking out activities that kids with varying ability levels can enjoy with the same enthusiasm.

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Britta Foster
How Ball Passing Builds Core Strength

Anyone who visits our playground will notice right away that it’s full of balls of all shapes, sizes, and colors. These aren’t the traditional sports balls you might expect, however. Instead, we keep a variety of therapy balls, including some special shapes, like the peanut ball.

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Britta Foster