For a really good -sensory- fine-motor -motor - control activity, take these materials: cheap shampoo with color, bead, large zip lock and a maze to the child's ability. Put the zip lock over the maze! This activity is also very useful for a child who is just learning motor control to stay in spaces.
Having a hard time teaching your kids to tie their shoes? This quick and easy trick we learned from our occupational therapist had my son tying his shoes in less than 15 minutes. No muss, no fuss, even for special needs kids like my son with Asperger’s!
I see this as a FANTASTIC tool for Occupational Therapists working with neuro / tactile challenged patients of all ages. Repinned by SOS Inc. Resources. Follow all our boards at http://pinterest.com/sostherapy for therapy resources. Love this idea. I'm cutting our noodle up this weekend!
Practice pre-buttoning skills by putting buttons on all shapes and sizes through a slit and pulling them through the back. Brilliant! Several other great pictures of ideas for working on buttons, snaps, and zippers on this site.