Lego Therapy - Spring 2019 - Week 5

This week in Lego Therapy we had a skills transfer week again. We did a water balloon challenge to test out our problem solving skills which was very similar to our egg drop challenge in week 1. In fact it was so similar, we had to use eggs instead because the water balloons kept popping on the…

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Lego Therapy - Spring 2019 - Week 4

We continued to transfer our skills this week as part of our Level 3 Lego Therapy. This week we used listening skills so that we could follow instructions to make chocolate cornflake cakes in small groups. First, we had to put the instructions in the right order, then we listened to each other and…

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Lego Therapy - Spring 2019 - Week 3

This week we continued our focus on transferring skills learned to other activities. We played a game of 'Hungry Hippos' but our game was a bit different! We became the 'Hippos' and we had to work in pairs and compete with each other to gather as many balls as possible. We had so much fun we…

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Lego Therapy - Spring 2019 - Week 2

This week in Lego Therapy, we continued to transfer our communication skills to other activities. This time, we got some board games out and we worked in pairs. The focus was on having patience, turn taking and social communication skills. We first talked about what makes good communication and…

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Lego Therapy - Spring 2019 - Week 1

Our student have worked very hard last term learning lots of communication skills in Lego Therapy. The aim of this half term is to try out different activities to see if we can use these skills elsewhere. This week, we did an Egg Drop Challenge. Students were challenged to come up with a design in…

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Lego Therapy - Autumn Week 11

We continued our topic of listening skills this week in Lego Therapy. We had to work in pairs and listen very carefully to each other. One person had the instructions and the other person had the parts. We had to ask for parts and ask how it should fit together - working as a team to build the…

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Lego Therapy - Autumn Week 10

We had a skills focus in Lego Therapy today and our focus was on listening skills.

We first had a group discussion about what makes a good listener and how this helps communication. We then played some communication games to practice our listening skills - Simon Says, Chinese Whispers and I…

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Lego Therapy - Autumn Week 9

This week in Lego Therapy we did some team building games which allowed us to transfer skills learned in Lego Therapy sessions. We will be doing similar activities every few weeks which will teach us how to use our communications skills in different situations. Everyone worked very well this week.…

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Lego Therapy Week 7 - Autumn 2018

This week our group was introduced to the different job roles in Level 2 Lego Therapy. We worked in groups of 4 and each person took turns being a Builder, Supplier, Engineer and Director. We had to work together, listen to each other, give each other clear instruction and descriptions and solve…

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Lego Therapy - Autumn Week 5

This week in Lego Therapy, we introduced job roles. We worked in pairs and one person was a builder and the other was an architect. The architect had to read the instructions, find the pieces and give them to the builder. The builder had to listen to instruction from the architect and build the…

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Lego Therapy - Autumn Week 4

This week in Lego Therapy we watch part of a Lego animation TV show. We looked in particular at the parts the characters and buildings were made up of. Our challenge was then to build a small model of our own then describe what pieces we had used to the group.

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Lego Therapy - Autumn Week 3

This week our Lego Therapy group had the challenge of building a small Lego set in pairs. Daniel and William worked very hard together and managed to complete their Lego set by working as a team. After this we had challenge cards to build different things independently to practice our fine motor…

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