My 4 year old, Ellie, loves anything to do with animals. Since we have been on a play dough kit lately and I made some amazing calming scented play dough, I wanted to add in her love of animals. She has been asking me to include ducks in one of the kids, so I made […]
Children learn by doing. Encouraging independence, really does take one activity at a time. Here are some hands-on activities to get you started!
We are continuing on wth this toolkit series today to include a scissor and cutting practice toolkit. Scissor skills and cutting activities involve using fine motor and visual motor skills plus bilateral coordination. All of these things are important for future reading, writing, and math skills. If you missed the other two toolkit ideas, be […]
We are in the middle of winter here in the US and that means a lot of gloomy, grey days. If you are on the look out for some fun activities to fill those long winter afternoons, I’ve rounded up 25 pine cone hands-on activities for you today. Pine Cone Science There are many ways […]
Last week I shared about a simple DIY Fine Motor Toolkit idea. The original idea I saw was a handwriting toolkit that had been put together as a raffle at my state’s Occupational Therapy Association conference. So today I am sharing my spin on the DIY handwriting toolkit. I really wish I had thought of […]
Do you ever see an idea and think “I wish I had thought of this sooner?”. Yup, this happened to me when I attended my state’s Occupational Therapy Association conference in November and saw a spin on this idea as a raffle. It was originally a handwriting toolkit (which I plan on creating and posting […]