Heavy work activities provide proprioceptive input or information to the body that helps with feeling centered and grounded. This input provides a sense of organization and calm. Many children benefit from heavy work activities for this reason. When a child feels organized, tasks become easier. When you sense your student or child needs a heavy work break (unsettled, unable to focus, unable to engage in what they need to do), offer them a heavy work break. This visual choice board provides many options.