January Activity Roundup

January Activity Roundup

Happy New Year! We hope you are returning from your winter break refreshed and rejuvenated. To help ease you back into your therapy routine, we’ve prepared several winter-themed activities to keep your sessions hot even on those cold January days. 

January Calendar of Activities

A new year and a new month means another monthly activity calendar for you. Check out our January “National Day” Activity Calendar which is filled with 31 days of activity links for you to use in your therapy sessions or in your classroom. Links may lead to hands-on activities, online games, online stories and websites that revolve around the “national day”. 

Winter Dress Up Pets!

Brrrrrrrr! Dress Up Pets are ready for winter! Dress up Cat, Puppy, and Sloth in coats, hats, mittens, sweaters, and boots. And don’t forget the hot cocoa! This drag and drop Jamboard activity promotes expressive language skills and can be used for teletherapy and onsite settings. Be sure to snag this adorable Winter Dress Up Pets! activity today!

Polar Friends Spot the Difference

Our E-Therapy Polar Friends Spot the Difference visual perception activity can be used in all therapy settings. In a remote setting, screenshare the activity from Jamboard. While sharing in Jamboard, use the shape tool to circle the student’s responses or if your teletherapy platform allows, share remote keyboard access and allow your students to circle their responses using the shape tool. In a brick and mortar setting, print paper copies of the activity and complete with your students. Use the answer key provided to double check that your students found all 10 differences. Get your E-Therapy Spot the Difference fun now!

Snowman Virtual Sticker Scene

Build a snowman and add all of his winter friends in the newest E-Therapy sticker scene. Your students will love using Jamboard’s drag and drop feature to place the virtual snowman stickers in this winter wonderland scene. Our E-Therapy virtual sticker scenes are perfect for remote or in-person therapy sessions to target a large variety of goals or can be used as a reinforcing activity. Get your copy of the Snowman Virtual Sticker Scene here!

Bitmoji Yoga Cards

In the new year, we thought it would be fun to shake up our Bitmoji style a bit. We present Bitmoji Yoga Cards! These open-ended cards are perfect for remote or brick and mortar physical therapy sessions or can even be used as a fun tool for the classroom. Our yoga cards offer simple depicted yoga poses that can be used for no-prep gross motor activity or can be integrated into the classroom for brain breaks, morning routine, or for a quick distraction while students wait in line. Bring the zen energy to your sessions or classroom today with our yoga cards!

Get monthly activities to use in your online therapy sessions 

Check out our monthly Activity Round-ups for even more fun online games and activities that can easily be used in your online teletherapy sessions. 

Derek Vogel

Derek Vogel is a highly experienced and results-driven leader, currently serving as the Chief Executive Officer of E-Therapy. With over 15 years of experience in executive leadership, he has a proven track record of driving business growth and success. He is skilled in business development, organizational strategy, and employee engagement and has a reputation for designing effective strategies that have consistently yielded significant increases in revenue and cost savings. He has successfully managed businesses ranging from $10M to $100M+ in annual revenue, and has experience in leading organizations through post-acquisition integration processes. Prior to joining E-Therapy, Derek was the President of AMN Healthcare’s Education Healthcare Staffing business, where he provided on-site and virtual solutions for students in need of therapy services. He is known for mentoring and developing his team members and inspiring a sense of pride and ownership in the collective success of the organization.