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Starting Solid Foods

Starting solid foods with your baby can be an exciting and nerve racking time. Here you’ll find the best practices for how to spoon feed, when to introduce baby food, and how to transition to table foods. Looking for food ideas? Grab our Mega List of Foods for Babies and Toddlers below!

Top 5 Guides for Starting Solids

Child Development Skills

If you want to support and encourage kids' overall developmental skills, you’re in the right place.  You’ll find incredible guides here on core strength, fine motor skills, executive functioning skills, and lots more. Check it all out below!

Top 5 Developmental Skill Guides

School Age Kids

From preschoolers to kindergartners all the way up through the elementary school aged years, this is the place to get all the strategies targeted towards school age kids! Check out our free meal plan for kids and how to help kids fall asleep!


Learn more about kids nutrition, especially as it pertains to picky eaters! Find tasty recipes, portion size recommendations, and even how to teach kids about nutrition.

Top 5 Nutrition for Kids Guides


With every one of our picky eater and family friendly recipes, you’ll find simple strategies for helping kids learn to explore and enjoy them. Check out some of our faves like potato skins, crispy green beans, or our mega list of vegetable recipes!

Sensory Issues

This is the place for ALL things sensory: sensory processing, sensory diet, sensory activities, sensory toys, and more, because as OT’s, sensory is our thing!  Get started by grabbing our printable list of 21 sensory red flags you might be missing.

Sensory Diets

A sensory diet is all about meeting your child’s sensory needs to calm, regulate, and improve focus through specific sensory diet activities. Grab our free sensory diet template and list of sensory diet activities below!

Sensory Toys

Sensory toys can be amazing for encouraging any child’s development, but it's especially helpful for regulating kids with sensory issues. Figure out which sensory toys, like fidgets or a sensory swing are best for your child below.

How to Teach Your Baby or Toddler to Eat Table Foods

As OT’s, we’ve worked with A LOT of babies and toddlers that won’t eat solids. Eating is a skill just like talking or walking, and some babies need more help. Snag our Learn to Eat Table Foods printable to get started!

Top 5 Guides to Help Babies That Won't Eat

Baby & Toddler Feeding Milestones

In the first few years of life, babies and toddlers go through a lot of different feeding milestones, from learning to chew to drinking from a straw. Here at Your Kid’s Table, you’ll find detailed guides for each of the feeding milestones. Check them out below!

Feeding Therapy

Here you will find all sorts of resources about feeding therapy, including feeding therapy strategies like food chaining. To get a printable of 20+ feeding therapy ideas and oral motor exercises, click below!

Top 5 Feeding Therapy Guides

Occupational Therapy

Our team is all occupational therapists, so here you will find incredible resources for and about pediatric occupational therapy. Some of our top picks to check out are spatial awareness activities, primitive reflex testing, and sensory integration!


We have eating and sensory strategies for teens too, and you can find them all here. Let us know if there’s a topic you’d like to see covered for teens!

Top 5 Guides For Teens


Get the help you need with our library of strategies to help kids progress in their development or overcome a challenge. Check out our specialties: sensory, picky eating, and babies learning to eat.

Sensory Diet

Sensory diets are a powerful tool to help kids with various sensory issues including sensory seeking, sensory sensitivities, and low registration. The key is figuring out what type of sensory needs a child has so that you can best support them. Learn how in our free workshop or get started with Everything You Need to Know About Sensory Processing!

How to Use Joint Compressions to Focus and Calm

Joint compressions are a free and powerful sensory tool to use to help kids calm down and follow directions! Learn how to do them the right way and when you shouldn’t use them as a sensory activity…   It’s definitely not common knowledge.  It even sounds a little weird. Yet, this special sensory tool doesn’t cost a penny and when it’s done right, almost seems like magic. It’s definitely one of my go-to strategies as an...


How to Use Deep Pressure the Right Way

Learn how to use deep pressure to help your kid calm down and focus. And, discover over 9 deep pressure activities you can use in your home.    Do you have a kid that loves to crawl into tight spaces? Do they give great big bear hugs? Or, maybe they love to hang on the jungle gym, letting their body dangle? As parents, it’s easy to overlook those preferences and chalk them up to quirks, but there could be a reason you child climbs behind the couch....


7 Awesome Sensory Activities Using a Yoga Ball

Learn 7 easy ways to use a therapy ball to give your child a ton of sensory input! Plus, get the scoop on what different types of sensory balls are used for.      There are all sorts of sensory toys and tools out there that are pretty fun, but not every child will enjoy or use those toys often. As an occupational therapist, I have just a few staples that can be used repeatedly because they help a wide range of kiddos. At the top of this list is the...


5 Ways to Use a Scooter Board for Sensory Input

Learn how to use a scooter board to help your child with their sensory needs all while having fun! And, find my top picks and how to DIY a scooter board!  Affiliate links used below. See our full disclosure. If you asked me what my favorite sensory or therapy tools were for kids, the scooter board would be at the top of the list. Not only is the scooter board inexpensive, it takes up a small footprint compared to some other sensory toys, and it’s...


17 Cool Summer Sensory Activities That Help Kids

Discover awesome sensory activities that are E-A-S-Y and prefect for summer! These activities are designed to promote development and learning no matter what age your child is.   Every summer there’s one thing I make sure I do with my kids, and that’s have shaving cream fun day. I get the kids in their bathing suits and get everyone OUTSIDE and fill up the water table with shaving cream. Although I have cars, cups, and other toys nearby,...


Simple Calming Activities for Active or Overwhelmed Kids to Start Today!

Calming activities have the power to change how your child interacts, learns, and communicates if they’re very active or get overwhelmed easily. Someday they’ll thank you for teaching them how to calm down!   Imagine your child when they get out of the car after a 10 hour road trip. Are they calm or bouncing off the walls? How about after a music blasting, lights flashing, birthday party with 30+ screaming kids… do they need to chill out?...


Incredible Heavy Work Activities to Regulate Kids

Over 40 heavy work activities for kids, toddlers, and preschoolers that are designed to help calm and improve attention. Many of these activities can be done through natural activities your child is already doing!   I told myself, “Take a deep breath.” Here we were again, in the middle of a grocery store, and my son was acting like a wild man (or, as others may say, a hyperactive child). Something almost seems to overtake him when he gets ramped...


Real Help for Kids Sensitive to Noises with 5 Easy Steps!

Learn how to help a child sensitive to noise, whether it’s loud noise or other sounds with these 5 simple steps! How do you help a child that’s sensitive to noise? Noise is all around us, it’s kinda hard to avoid. And, noise sensitivity isn’t one size fits all either. Some kids are only sensitive to loud noises, while others are sensitive to noise in general. I’m sharing a step-by step plan to help you get to the bottom of your...


The Quintessential Guide to Fidgets for Kids

The best fidgets for kids to help with anxiety, focus, attention, and calming down. Learn why fidgets for kids work, when they don’t, and who they’re for.   I was hoping this day would be different, but deep down, I knew it was coming. How could I not, nearly everyday in my son’s last year of preschool he had cried and even clawed at me in desperation as it was time to go into his classroom. We continued to persevere through these difficult...


Sensory Tricks to Help Your Kid Fall Asleep Fast!

Learn how to make a kid fall asleep with these simple tips you can start today. And, discover the secret sensory tricks that can change everything about how your child sleeps. Super important tips for sensory issues, sensory seekers, Sensory Processing Disorder, Autism, and ADHD.    Having a child that has trouble sleeping ranks at the top of the I-can’t-take-this-for-one-more-day parenting list, right next to picky eating and potty training. Day...


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