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Use finger aerobics in the classroom, home or therapy clinic to work on fine…

Use finger aerobics in the classroom, home or therapy clinic to work on fine motor skills needed for functional tasks. Hand aerobics are a great fine motor exercise workout before handwriting tasks for the whole class! Perfect for the school based OT.

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DIY Paintbrush Ideas for Kids using Household Items- I would use this in my science center. First I would have children predict what each of these "paintbrushes" would do, then students would use each of them and see if their predictions were right.

Process Art Activity for Kids: Paper Plate Twisting! Easy art project for preschool and kindergarten and a fun way to explore color mixing!

Process Art Activity for Kids: Paper Plate Twisting! Easy art project for preschool and kindergarten and a fun way to explore color mixing! Leave out cut plates, tape and string with tape

Retweeted Kimberly Hart (@KimberlyEHart): 42 quotes on why #playmatters from scientists, educators, parents, authors, and more...

This illustrated list of 42 quotes from leading minds in society shows exactly w. This illustrated list of 42 quotes from leading minds in society shows exactly why play matters and how it can be measured to a child's success.

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When children play we often just think they're having fun, but research has shown that the benefits of play extend far beyond that in early childhood. Such a key resource in understanding the effects and benefits of play on early childhood development.

Fantastic Felt Busy Box Ideas, perfect for traveling, quiet time or any time you need to occupy your kids!

These fantastic Felt Busy Box Ideas are great for creating a really useful little toy, whether you use it while traveling, during quiet time, keeping an older sibling entertained while feeding baby or just to keep at hand to play with anytime!