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Rainbow Tree Therapies, LLC
Hudson, WI
 



Dear Families, 

Rainbow Tree sends seasonal newsletters!  This is your Fall 2017 newsletter.   We hope you find it informative.  We have a few winter options coming up for children & a Feng Shui event next week!  Summer camp dates will be posted in early January so look for those in the next newsletter!   

It was a wonderful summer season of camps!  I love how camp comes to life when children arrive.  If your child hasn't yet been to camp but you are curious of whether it would be a good fit, please do email or call Lisa Haverly to discuss further. Camps are open to ALL children.   Parent testimonials can be read HERE

Sean, Michelle, Lisa & Rachel 
Passion drives Rainbow Tree's magic! 
Your team of therapists are passionate about supporting children.  Sean brings his passion as an OT Assistant but also his love of drumming.  Michelle and Rachel both bring their wealth of knowledge & experience on Speech & Language development.  Michelle is passionate about the power of play. Rachel is passionate about creating with natural materials! 


Michele Heisler, Master Feng Shui Consultant
Upcoming Events

Feng Shui Workshop with Michele Heisler
 (SPOTS STILL AVAILABLE)

Health, Wealth & Relationships
Come learn how to create spaces that support your health, manifest more abundance & support your relationships. 

Date:        Tuesday October 24, 2017
Time:        6-7:30 p.m.
Location:  Rainbow Tree Therapies 
Price:        $27

Upcoming Camps

Boys Only Self Care Camp! 
Ages:         8-14
Date:          Saturday November 11, 2017
Time:         2-4 p.m.
Location:  Rainbow Tree Therapies, LLC 
Fee:            $80
FOCUS:  Executive Function - Planning & Doing in Nature



Girls Only Self Care Camps!
Ages:         8-14
Date:          Saturday January 13 & Saturday February 3, 2018
Time:         10-noon
Location:   Rainbow Tree Therapies, LLC
Fee:           $153
Fee for one Saturday:  $90
FOCUS:     The power of positive thinking through mindfulness, visualization & hands on creating.  



Handwriting Camp - Lower Case Letters 
Ages:        5-7 years
Date:         6 consecutive Mondays starting March 26, 2018
Time:        4:30-5:30 p.m. 
Location:  Rainbow Tree Therapies, LLC
Fee:           $185




Tips for Motor Planning & Body Awareness Challenges 

Often children who have challenges with motor planning or body awareness require more proprioceptive input or input to muscles and joints to increase awareness of where their body is in space.  Here are some ideas if your child struggles with body awareness:

1.  Create obstacle courses at home that require the child to climb under heavy cushions or over them, climb over a pile of pillows or crash into them, walk like a bear around the table, slither like a snake under a table.  Creating the obstacle course and planning it out with your child is not only a part of the fun but also supports motor planning.  
2.   Chore or job ideas:  Your child can help carry the filled laundry basket to and from the laundry room, perhaps push or pull the garbage can to the curb, wash a window (perhaps they can draw on the window first with window safe markers or crayons), help carry in groceries. 
3.  Simon Says game - Simon says "jump up and down". Simon says "balance on one foot for a count of 10". Simon Says "hop like a frog or a rabbit".   Simon says "first put the bean bag on your head and then behind your back" 
4.  Progressive Muscle Relaxation - squeezing the muscles of each body part and then relaxing.  This increases body awareness and can also be helpful in calming the body.  The Sun Salutation yoga series is also an easy sequence to start the day.  
5.  Yoga poses - choose your favorite poses and spend 5 minutes doing yoga!  Cosmic Yoga has some fun youtube videos. 
6.  Other ideas:  playing in snow, raking leaves and jumping into them, tug of war with a long rope, hiking up hills, swimming, and climbing trees. 

Pumpkin Pie Play-Do Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup salt
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 Tablespoon cream of tartar
  • 2 Tablespoons vegetable or canola oil
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons of Pumpkin Pie Spice (to bring out the fall smell).   
Directions:
  • To make this, you will just whisk all of the ingredients in a pan & put it on the stove.
  •  Cook it on medium heat for a few minutes.
  •  It will start out runny, but quickly form into a ball.
  • When it gets thick, remove it from the heat, but continue to stir it.
  • When it is semi-cool, take it out and place it on a floured surface.
  • Knead the dough.
  • Sprinkle another 1/2 Tablespoon in and keep kneading.
  • Store in a ziplock bag

Do It Green 
Gift Fair of Minnesota 
 2017!

Rainbow Tree is excited to announce that we will be selling our healing skin & aromatherapy products at this event on Saturday November 18 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.! This is an amazing opportunity to find earth friendly holiday gifts!  The gift fair is located at the Midtown Global Market in Minneapolis!  

Children's Activity - Rainbow Tree will be hosting a children's activity at this event as well!   Please find us at 1:00 p.m. to create nature snow globes! I would love to see some of our Rainbow Tree campers! 


Learn more about this event HERE

New Products:  Sugar & Spice Sugar Scrub and Mist Spray!  Think cloves, cinnamon & nutmeg!  Tree Pose Sugar Scrub is wonderful if you love pine trees.  This is also a great gift for men!   O' Christmas Tree Mist Spray which is wonderful to create a festive holiday mood. It also great for the bathroom!  Roller balls for focus, creating calm, and joy!  All products use natural ingredients and support camps! 


We hope to see you! 

Resource Tree
Rainbow Tree Therapies, LLC | 715-205-2703 | rainbowtreinfo@gmail.com | www.rainbowtreetherapies.com 
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