Welcome back to another Teaching Handwriting in Your Homeschool post. Last week we looked at teaching handwriting to preschoolers. This week we will tackle teaching handwriting to your kindergarten age child. In case you missed it, I was part of the iHomeschool Network iHomeschool Hangout last … [Read more...] about Teaching Handwriting In Your Homeschool Kindergarten
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I am often asked about handwriting and fine motor skills from other moms, in particular homeschooling moms. Handwriting can be a daunting subject to teach much like reading may be for some (or in my case, Math). Understanding that handwriting is more than just how to hold a pencil or print … [Read more...] about Teaching Handwriting in Your Homeschool Preschool
Is crawling really that important to your baby's development? The question I seem to get asked most these days is, "Is she walking yet?" Walking is a major milestone, but let's not forget about the equally important skill of crawling. Today I am going to share 3 tips on how to encourage your baby to … [Read more...] about 3 Tips to Help Your Baby Crawl!
Today's scooter board activity for kids is a fun one; an obstacle course relay. This idea came from Christi, a Physical Therapy Assistant I co-treat with on Wednesdays. It actually wasn't our plan for the day, but we lost our room to a classroom needing to use it, so we ended up in a resource … [Read more...] about Scooter Board Activity for Kids: Obstacle Course Relay
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