Holmeside school is the best multicultural day and boarding special needs school in Kenya. Our approach to teaching is based on the individual learning needs of each child. We educate children with developmental, behavioral and learning difficulties.
A sensory circuit is a form of sensory integration intervention. It involves a sequence of physical activities that are designed to alert, organize and calm the child. The sensory circuit aims to facilitate sensory processing to help children regulate and organize their senses in order to achieve optimum level of alertness necessary for effective learning. Sensory circuits should ideally be completed in the morning to help children settle and engage better in classroom or at different times of the day as part of a sensory diet to help children regulate.
Brain Gym is a series of movements done with the intention to “wake up” the brain or stimulate brain functions. It involves exercises designed to help the brain function better during the learning process. These exercises are based on the idea that certain simple specific physical exercises help blood flow to the brain thus making the brain stay alert. Examples of Brain Gym exercises include: Brain Buttons, Cross Crawl, Lazy Eights, Positive Points etc.