pediatric occupational therapy
Our favorite collection of preschool fine motor activities! Each one involves some sort of squeezing that strengthens the hands and fingers, getting them ready for writing. A free fine motor checklist is included for you to download today! #finemotor #printable #writing #skills #prewriting #preschool #age3 #age4 #motorskills #teaching2and3yearolds
The absolute best list of hand clapping games for kids. Full of fun hand clap games, songs and rhymes perfect for brain breaks, ice breakers or just for fun. Links to videos with lyrics and movements included. Tons of your favorites from when you were a kids, plus lots of new ones too! #fungames #kidsactivities #familyfun #lds #kidssongs #simplywellbalanced #rhymes #icebreakers
11 Crossing the Midline Activities for Kids | Perfect for toddlers, for kids in preschool, and for older children who struggle with handwriting, reading, and other fine and gross motor skills, these crossing the midline exercises can be used by teachers in the classroom, in Occupational Therapy, and even at home. These ideas are designed to make learning fun, and feel more like play than practice! #crossingthemidline #OTactivities
Holding small objects is a benefit of good fine motor skills, and to work on developing and perfecting those fine motor skills, you can use small objects as a tool. Push pins or thumb tacks that you would use in a cork board are usually a perfect size to facilitate a good tripod grasp. The …
Vertical surface activities to work on gross motor skills. Vertical surfaces have tons of advantages. Check out the different ways to work on gross motor skills at a vertical surface. Great for the classroom, physical therapy interventions or occupational therapy interventions!
This afternoon we combined two of our favourite things here at Clare’s Little Tots – cars and drawing. The results were a beautiful masterpiece and lots of fun. This simply play activity took a few minutes to set up, costs nothing and is done using things you’ll already have around the house. What you need: Toy...