Fidgets seem to be the topic of conversation lately thanks to the fidget spinner craze. I’ve taken a look at the science behind fidgets here on the site, but I’ve had some people ask what type of fidgets I recommend. While there are many great DIY fidget ideas , I wanted to create a DIY […]
Occupational Therapy Tips
These tips are not to replace the relationship between a therapist and client in a one-on-one treatment setting. If you suspect your child has delays, please tell your doctor and ask for an Occupational Therapy evaluation. These tips are meant for educational and informational use only for parents, teachers, and therapists.
Have you wondered if your child’s handwriting is age appropriate? Maybe you have a child who is struggling with handwriting and you don’t know what to do? Get 5 days of pre-writing and handwriting tips in my new FREE e-mail series. 5 Days of Pre-Writing And Handwriting Tips In this free e-mail series we will […]
Having a strong pincer grasp is important for future handwriting skills and is a natural part of a child’s hand grasp development. I’ve teamed up with Adapt Ease to share 5 fun activities for pincer grasp practice with you today. This is a sponsored post on behalf of Adapt Ease. I was provided free product […]
I recently noticed some confusion on the difference between fine motor and handwriting skills when I was doing some research for my upcoming fine motor skills book. I decided to address this in a way that I hope makes sense and educates on the which fine motor skills are important for handwriting. Importance of Fine Motor […]
Over the last year, I have had the privilege of working with 8 other pediatric Occupational Therapists and Physical Therapists in the Functional Skills for Kids series. Each month we took at look at various topics in child development and broke them down into all the skills kids need to master these tasks. I wanted […]