The activities are targeted at children aged from three to 12 years, and I would recommend them to parents and to teaching assistants.
Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists
Set against a background of motor development, the 56 speech and communication cards are prompts for tasks and activities believed to improve and develop the following areas: inhaling, exhaling, facial tasks and lip movements, tongue control and sounds. The cards are beautifully illustrated with specific motor activities that could be carried out in various settings, e.g. clinic, school or home environments. A manual provides additional explanations/ instructions for the activities.
Children & Young People Now
The cards are beautifully produced with lovely pictures demonstrating the activities. There is a range of useful, fun exercises to support the mechanisms needed for speech: breath control and motor control of tongue, lips and facial muscles.
Challenge Me! Mobility Activity Cards feature simple challenges ideal for children aged 3-12, particularly those with mild to moderate neurological and related disabilities. The pack of 56 cards contains activities designed to be fun and to improve problem solving, co-ordination, balance and mobility.
Down Syndrome Educational Trust Magazine
The Challenge Me! Mobility Activity Cards address mobility, balance coordination, spatial awareness, trunk control, transferring skills, gross motor skills, flexibility, adaptability, safety, and awareness, and independence. Practicing these skills can also have a knock on effect on self-esteem and confidence.' 'The Challenge Me! Mobility Activity cards provide easy and fun ways to practice physical skills. They would be particularly good for parents to use at home and for children to use at lunch and play times at school. They could help facilitate social games as the activities are accessible at a variety of levels. Parents and Professionals will get lots of ideas for games and activities that help promoted mobility skills from these activity cards.