Thanks to COVID – 19, another lockdown is staring us on our faces. Many places have already begun their 2nd Lockdown and for others it seems like a definite possibility. Our persons with Down syndrome have been patient through the first one and the Federation has been trying to provide support to them through Activities of Daily Living being sent out. This lockdown too, Rekha Maa has created some Magic Mantras that will help our self-advocates continue their learning process.
Day 58 – Spring Yoga
Day 58 – 17th June, 2021 – Yoga in itself has so many variants. And our self-advocates seem to enjoy any of them and perform it to perfection. Here they perform Spring Yoga where they show us poses like the Rainbow, Flower, Mouse, Snake and…
Day 57 – Cotton Creations
Day 57 – 16th June, 2021 – We asked our Self-advocates if they could send us some craft work with Cotton. And we got everything from earrings to snowman to clouds to ice creams…what variety.. that too with the humble cotton! Hats off Self-Advocates!!!
Day 56 – 2 Activities
Day 56 – 15th June, 2021 – Our challenge for our self-advocates was to carry out 2 activities in 30 seconds. And they accepted the challenge and surmounted it too. Proving yet once again that they are capable of doing anything, when given the opportunity.
Day 52 – Making Eco Friendly Paper Bags
Day 52 – 11th June, 2021 – Our self-advocates made some super cool paper bags – that are both eco-friendly and pocket-friendly. All you need is some paper and glue and lo , your bags are ready. And our creative self-advocates have come up with…
Day 51 – Bowling at home
Day 51 – 10th June, 2021 – Our self-advocates again told us that all you need is a little imagination and loads of enthusiasm and you can do anything – even a game of Fun bowling at home during the lockdown. Thanks Self-advocates. We enjoyed…
Day 49 – Activities 3 for today
Day 49 – 8th June, 2021 – Today we asked our self-advocates to perform 3 simple activities. But they taught us one thing. Whatever we do, we must do it with full involvement. And this just is one more lesson we can learn from our…
Day 37 – Ball in bucket using Feet
Day 37 – 27th May, 2021 – Ever tried using your legs to transfer the balls from one bucket to another. This was a challenge accepted by our self-advocates. And they all did it with so much enjoyment, we all would love to do it…
Day 34 – Pouring it in
Day 34 – 24th May, 2021 – We always doubt the motor skills of our self-advocates. Today, they proved that they are as good as anyone else when it comes to pouring liquids or solids. Their focus and concentration should definitely be emulated.
Day 19 – Walking the Line
Day 19 – 9th May, 2021 Our self-advocates were asked to walk on a line they make – it could be straight, curved, zig-zag, even circles, if not a line. Walking on a line is a great Fine Motor Skill activity that helps build concentration….
Day 18 – Laughter Therapy
Day 18 – 8th May, 2021 Our self-advocates were asked to walk on a line they make – it could be straight, curved, zig-zag, even circles, if not a line. Walking on a line is a great Fine Motor Skill activity that helps build concentration….
Day 5 – Let’s Play Hopscotch
Day 5 – 24th April, 2021 – An easy game that requires concentration as well as effort. Play this game at home. Helps in overall coordination and is a game that will make you sweat. An easy game that requires concentration as well as effort….
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