There are always great fine motor activities out there for kids, but it is always fun to do a special twist on them for a holiday or special event. Today I have a round up of Valentine's Day activities for kids for fine motor skill practice. 10 Valentine's Day Activities to Improve Fine … [Read more...] about 10 Valentine’s Day Activities for Kids for Fine Motor Skills
Winter Themed Scooter Board Activity for Kids
I love using scooter boards in Occupational Therapy. Not only are scooter boards great for bilateral coordination, crossing midline skills, eye-hand coordination, and more in kids with special needs, scooter board activities for kids, in general, but are also a fun and easy way to work on some great … [Read more...] about Winter Themed Scooter Board Activity for Kids
10 Crossing Midline Exercises For Kids
Crossing midline is something that all of us do every day without even realizing it. You may not realize it because it is an integrated movement in our bodies from childhood. Today I am going to share 10 crossing midline exercises for kids. I also have a free download of 20 crossing midline … [Read more...] about 10 Crossing Midline Exercises For Kids
10 Body Awareness Activities for Kids
Does your child run into doors, not pay attention to where they are in space, or always falling? Maybe they seem like they are generally clumsy. They may benefit from some of these body awareness activities. Body Awareness is important not only to build overall strength and core muscle but to … [Read more...] about 10 Body Awareness Activities for Kids
Calming, Organizing and Alerting Activities for Children
Children, in particular, those with special needs, often need many breaks throughout their school day to help them focus, stay on track, or calm in order to self-regulate. If you are in a public school environment, sitting at a desk all day can be a challenge. Today I am sharing some calming, … [Read more...] about Calming, Organizing and Alerting Activities for Children
What is Occupational Therapy?
April is Occupational Therapy Month, so in honor of that, I thought I would do a series on what Occupational Therapy is and highlight some of the areas of practice that OTs work in. What is Occupational Therapy? Before we get into what Occupational Therapists (OTR/L) and Occupational … [Read more...] about What is Occupational Therapy?