Monthly Archives: October 2013

Cleaning Up The Toy Room

One helpful thing to do for your young child is to organize their playroom.  I know this does not sound like an exciting way to spend your Saturday, but putting your child’s toys into clear bins with labels can help you teach or reinforce many important skills.


Pretend Play: Trick-or-Treating

Halloween brings opportunities for some amazing language and pretend play activities.  Pretending to go trick-or-treating with your child has the added benefit of making Halloween night a lot more predictable and fun for you and your child.  Here are some simple ideas to help you get started and enjoy some quality play time with your child.


Rett Syndrome Awareness Month

October is Rett Syndrome Awareness Month.  At Building BLOCS, this topic is very close to our hearts.  As we spend time researching therapy approaches that will be most successful for children with Rett syndrome, we learn again and again that the research in this field is still very limited.  The International Rett Syndrome Foundation is helping lead the charge in this area.  Here are

Learn more


October Activity Ideas

  Hooray! It’s October. This is my absolute favorite month of the year to work with children. There are so many activities that go along with this theme.  I have a calendar full of great ideas for fun home activities.