Online Therapeutic Activities

With the disruption to our community based services caused by COVID-19, our Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialists have teamed up to deliver online therapeutic activities straight to your home. Check in often for updates and new videos!

April 20 - April 24

"Power Within Me"
Friday
Led by Caley O'Brien, Therapeutic Recreation Intern
An activity to help sort out negative thoughts and feelings and separate them from the positive thoughts. You will then create a personal mission statement and finish with a "loving your body" guided meditation. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

"Livin' It Up"
Thursday
Led by Cortney Kosiak, Therapeutic Recreation Intern
It's time for story time! Today we will read a story and then create your very own character and story!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

"Creative Expressions"
Thursday
Led by Amy Baczurik, Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS)
Yesterday marked the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day! Join me for some creative activities in honor of our beautiful planet. Activities include a nature scavenger hunt and creating a craft themed "Why I Love Earth."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

"Arts and Crafts for Kids"
Tuesday
Led by Kelly Throckmorton, Therapeutic Recreation Intern
Check out some quick art activities to celebrate our beautiful planet! We will be making magazine art, earth day crafts, and a rainbow water craft. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

"Healthy Living"
Tuesday
Led by Sam Reed, Therapeutic Recreation Intern
Get ready for some Healthy Living trivia and deep breathing in this video full of facts about keeping your mind and body healthy!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

"Indoor Games for Kids"
Monday
Led by Wendi Hershberger, Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS)
Get down and funky! Shake off the dust and dance until your heart's content during this fun activity! Join us for stretching, dance games, and a cool down. Music: https://www.bensound.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

April 13 - April 17

"Indoor Games for Kids"
Friday
Led by Kelly Throckmorton, Therapeutic Recreation Intern
Use this short video to learn some fun games you can play in the house! Games include: cotton ball challenge, cereal puzzle, and adventure dancing!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


"Livin' It Up"
Thursday
Led by Sam Reed, Therapeutic Recreation Intern
Put on your creativity caps as we act out and create fun stories! During this video, you will act out three short stories, fill in the blanks of two short stories, and finally create your very own story!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


"Creative Expressions"
Thursday
Led by Caley O'Brien, Therapeutic Recreation Intern
Let's get creative and positive by making your very own brochure!

 

 

 

 

 

 


"Music and Movement"
Wednesday
Led by Cortney Kosiak, Therapeutic Recreation Intern 
Follow along as we use a variety of sounds from nature to explore dance and movement. We will also stretch and learn different movements for each part of our bodies. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


"Healthy Living"
Tuesday
Led by Taylor Combs, Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS)
Get pumped! Kick start your day with a workout that requires no equipment. We warm up with stretching and simple movement, then launch into a circuit workout!

 

 

 

 

 

 


"Creative Expressions"
Tuesday
Led by Sam Reed, Therapeutic Recreation Intern
With spring in the air, let's make some fun and cute spring decorations!
Supplies: Paper, writing utensils, scissors, tape or glue, and a pipe cleaner. 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

April 6 - April 10

"Power Within Me"
Friday
Led by Taylor Combs, Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS)
This video focuses on self reflection and turning negatives into positives. We will also play a fun game!

 

 

 

 

 

 


"Creative Expressions"
Thursday
Led by Sam Reed, Therapeutic Recreation Intern
Express yourself through art! In this video we will take a deep dive into our souls and use art to help portray our emotions and characteristics.
Supplies: Paper, scissors, writing utensil, and a paper clip.

 

 

 

 

 

 


"Creative Expressions"
Tuesday
Led by Sam Reed, Therapeutic Recreation Intern
Learn how to make fun sensory tools from supplies found around the house!
Supplies: Plastic water bottle, food coloring, vegetable oil, tape, plastic bag, and shaving cream. 

 


"Healthy Living"
Tuesday
Led by Kelly Throckmorton, Therapeutic Recreation Intern
This class talks about food safety, making healthy choices, and we conclude with a session of chair yoga.

 

 

 

 

 

 


"Games for Kids!"
Monday
Led by Cortney Kosiak, Therapeutic Recreation Intern
Join Cortney for some easy to play games by yourself or with your family!

 


 

March 30 - April 3

"Power Within Me"
Friday
Led by Caley O'Brien, Therapeutic Recreation Intern
This class is designed to boost feelings of empowerment!
 

 

 

 

 

 

 


"Living It Up"
Thursday
Led by Kelly Throckmorton, Therapeutic Recreation Intern
A fun icebreaker, gratitude journaling, and letter writing!

 


"Creative Expressions"
Thursday
Led by Amy Baczurik, CTRS
We will be enjoying nature by incorporating our five senses, and then create stories based on what we find!


"Indoor Games for Kids"
Wednesday
Led by Sam Reed, Therapeutic Recreation Intern
This video offers fun and simple games you can do on your own or with your family!


 

"Arts and Crafts"
Tuesday
Led by Wendellyn Hershberger, CTRS
This video provides simple instructions on creating Rainbow Paper as well as sensory friendly Oobleck!
Supplies Needed: Rainbow Paper: Construction paper, bowl, water, clear finger nail polish, and scissors. Oobleck: Bowl, water, corn starch, food coloring (optional), and a measuring cup.


"Music & Movement"
Tuesday
Led by Kelly Throckmorton and Sam Reed, Therapeutic Recreation Interns
This Music & Movement activity will consist of two Zumba themed dance! To start, we will introduce
the dance steps and encourage participants and staff to practice the steps with us.
After demonstrating the dance moves and offering modifications, we put the dance moves to music and end with a cool down.


 

"Movement"
Monday
Led by Cortney Kosiak, Therapeutic Recreation Intern
This activity will guide you through a routine of simple and fun
stretches/movements to increase blood flow, heart rate, and fitness!


 

March 23-27 

"Monday Moves"
Led by Amy Baczurik, CTRS
This activity will guide you through a routine of simple
and fun stretches/movements to increase blood flow, heart rate, and fitness!


 

"Kitchen Fun!"
Led by Wendellyn Hershberger (CTRS) and Sam Reed (Intern)
Join us in the kitchen as we make energy bites! A healthy and yummy snack to boost your day!
For written ingredients and instructions, go to https://youtu.be/f6cEF3PtqAI


 

"Afternoon Art"
Led by Wendellyn Hershberger (CTRS)
Arts and crafts meets music making! Learn how to build a rain stick using common household items.


 

"Healthy Living"
Led by Caley O'Brien (Intern)
This video is focused on managing and reducing stress, using helpful breathing techniques and exercises. 


 

"Music & Movement"
Led by Kelly Throckmorton (Intern)
Join Kelly for an upbeat dance class! After a quick 10 minute warmup, we jump into a sweet dance routine, learning it step by step.
Stick around at the end for a short cool down!


"Power Within Me"
Led by Sam Reed (Intern)

Unlock your potential and thrive on positive thoughts. In this class we will dive into the "I Speak" section of our journals.
There will also be opportunities to self reflect and learn how we listen and speak.


"National Parks - Zion"
Led by Cortney Osiak (Intern)
This episode dives into the beauty and history of Zion National Park. Learn fun facts and play along with trivia.
You will be asked to watch two different videos, here are links to both of them:
1) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XrF1cSzaeAY
2) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q4KC2H6hFBM


"Indoor Games for Kids"
Led by Ryann Mickens (CTRS)
Join Ryann for some easy yet fun to play games in the house!