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Color Matching Bunny Tails -- an adorable spring and/or Easter activity that works on fine motor skills and color matching for toddlers and preschoolers! activities for toddlers sensory Color Matching Bunny Tails: Spring Activity for Toddlers Easter Activities For Toddlers, Preschool Color Activities, Spring Activities, Group Activities, Preschool Art, Easter Art, Easter Ideas, Spring Animals, Toddler Art Projects

Color Matching Bunny Tails: Spring Activity for Toddlers

Color Matching Bunny Tails is a fun and adorable spring activity for toddlers! Work on fine motor skills, color recognition, and more!

Clothespin Activities for Fine Motor Skills Pediatric Occupational Therapy, Fine Motor Skills, Pediatrics, Stepping Stones, Activities, Group, Tips, Stair Risers, Motor Skills

Clothespin Activities for Fine Motor Skills

The following clothespin activities will help your child strengthen the fingers, which will likely improve fine motor skills and help with handwriting and other manipulative tasks. Vary the activity to work on matching colors, improving math skills, and spelling. You Will Need: A ruler or paint stirrer Different colors of Sharpie markers Different colors of stickers Clothespins To Make the Activity: Place colored stickers on the clothespins and the paint stirrer. You can also use a Sharpie…

18 Fine Motor Activities for Preschoolers. 18 Fine Motor Activities for Preschoolers.

18 Fine Motor Activities for Preschoolers

18 Fine Motor Activities for Preschoolers. Love how lots of these ideas use stuff you already have around the house.

Fine Motor Skills for Adults - The Ultimate List Get some new ideas with this HUGE list of fine motor activities when working with adults. Great for our middle and high school students in a special education setting. Elderly Activities, Motor Skills Activities, Activities For Adults, Fine Motor Skills, Ot Activities For Geriatrics, Sensory Activities, Alzheimers Activities, Exercise Activities, Sensory Play

Fine Motor Skills for Adults - The Ultimate List | Seniors Flourish

Get some new ideas with this HUGE list of fine motor activities when working with adults - preparatory, purposeful & occupation based ideas

Favorite Fine Motor Tools & Toys for Preschool & Kindergarten Fine motor tools, toys, and activities for little learners (preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten)! Make fine motor work FUN! Fine Motor Activities For Kids, Motor Skills Activities, Fine Motor Skills, Toddler Activities, Therapy Activities, Therapy Ideas, Toddler Toys, Learning Activities, Preschool Toys

Favorite Fine Motor Tools & Toys for Preschool & Kindergarten

My favorite fine motor tools and toys for preschool and kindergarten might come in handy as you prepare students to write. Fine motor skills take practice.

Coloring in the lines? That’s so…conformist! Ok, so maybe it’s an important skill when it comes to fine motor control and spatial awareness. Recently, I’ve found myself work… Sensory Rooms, Sensory Activities, Physical Education Games, Health Education, 3d Art Painting, Vision Therapy, Adaptive Equipment, Occupational Therapist

Techniques for Coloring in the Lines - The Anonymous OT

Coloring in the lines? That's so...conformist! Ok, so maybe it's an important skill when it comes to fine motor control and spatial awareness. We tried three techniques in occupational therapy to see what really works for kids.

Pen Grip Force Fine Motor Skills and in Children - manipulation skill may be crucial when establishing handwriting capabilities.

Pen Grip Force, Fine Motor Skills and Handwriting in Children

Pen Grip Force Fine Motor Skills and Handwriting in Children The Australian Occupational Therapy Journal published research examining pen-grip kinetics during writing tasks of 181 school-age children (5-12 years old) and investigate the relationship between the kinetic factors and fine motor skills. A force acquisition pen was to measure the forces applied from the digits and pen-tip were measured during writing tasks. Each child’s fine motor skills were also evaluated. The results indicated…

Beaded Name Pipe Cleaner Bubble Wands-- the perfect lazy day summer activity!

Beaded Name Pipe Cleaner Bubble Wands

Beaded Name Pipe Cleaner Bubble Wands-- the perfect lazy day summer activity!

Functional Fine Motor Activities for Kids Using Household Items - Your Therapy Source Fine Motor Activities For Kids, Activities Of Daily Living, Activities To Do, Pediatric Occupational Therapy, Pediatric Ot, Sensory Integration, Gross Motor, Speech And Language, Fine Motor Skills

Functional Fine Motor Activities for Kids Using Household Items

Functional Fine Motor Activities for Kids Using Household Items Functional fine motor activities for kids are so important to childhood development. They are the building blocks for higher level skills such as using scissors, drawing, dressing, eating, handwriting and more! Children need to experience frequent practice with fine motor activities to refine the movements in the fingers and hands before ever picking up a pencil. Of course, there are plenty of toys to practice fine motor skill…

Using push pins to develop fine motor skills – Alyssa Simon – art therapy activities Fine Motor Activities For Kids, Motor Skills Activities, Gross Motor Skills, Preschool Activities, Preschool Writing, Homeschool Kindergarten, Homeschooling, Occupational Therapy Activities, Art Therapy Activities

Using push pins to develop fine motor skills - Therapy Fun Zone

Holding small objects is a benefit of good fine motor skills, and to work on developing and perfecting those fine motor skills, you can use small objects as a tool. Push pins or thumb tacks that you would use in a cork board are usually a perfect size to facilitate a good tripod grasp. The[Read More]

Simple Hands-On Activities That Help Build Fine Motor Skills - with fine motor skills going missing at preschool, try some of these hands-on invitations to help strengthen fine motor skills! Use these ideas in your preschool classroom!

20+ SIMPLE HANDS ON ACTIVITIES THAT HELP BUILD FINE MOTOR SKILLS

20+ Simple Hands-On Activities That Help Build Fine Motor Skills - with fine motor skills going missing at preschool, try some of these hands-on invitations to help strengthen fine motor skills | you clever monkey. Pinned by Staffing Options & Solutions, LLC SOS Resources pinterest.com/sostherapy.

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Fun Ice Cream Clothespin Game - Therapy Fun Zone

I am always working on interesting and fun ways to work on fine motor skills, and love using clothespins to work on the skills. The kids enjoy pretend playing with ice cream, but for some kids, the ice cream buttons are too hard for them to do. I want them to work on fine motor[Read More]

Slide Bag Quiz - Fine Motor and Bimanual Skills - Your Therapy Source

Slide Bag Quiz – Fine Motor and Bimanual Skills

If you need to sneak in some bimanual and fine motor skills practice with academic material, the Slide Bag Quiz is perfect! I was reading a blog post by Dr. Jean (excellent blog) on individual response techniques and she suggested a slide bag. It seemed like a creative idea so I gave it a try. It is actually a high level fine motor and bimanual task as well. I created a template to make it easy to get started right away. Print out the templates (see below). The templates include b versus d…

Postural and Shoulder Stability - Therapy Fun Zone

New Scissor Skills Book - Therapy Fun Zone

Are you looking for some ideas and information to help children learn to cut? Do you struggle with helping your child use scissors? This is a wonderful new book written by a group of therapists that goes over all of the skills areas that are used when cutting with scissors. Written by a team of[Read More]

This is a scissor cutting template for a pizza. School Pizza, School Ot, Cutting Activities For Kids, Pizza Shapes, Finger Gym, Occupational Therapy Activities, Shapes For Kids, Scissor Skills, Little Red Hen

Scissor Cutting Shapes: Pizza - Therapy Fun Zone

When working on cutting skills, it is fun to create something out of what you cut. This week I had some of my students make some pizza. I made a template for the shapes needed to make the pizza, and they traced the shapes, cut them out and glued them on to their paper. I[Read More]

Pet Store Feeding the Pets - Therapy Fun Zone Pediatric Ot, Pet Store, Fine Motor Skills, Cool Kids, Your Pet, Finding Yourself, Activities, Pets, Fun

Fine Motor Pet Feeding - Therapy Fun Zone

Animals are great fun for kids and can make it motivating to work on skills. I don’t have any real animals to work with, so I made some pet store animals for the kids to feed, use clothespins, and practice some writing. The activity is simple and cute. First you roll the dice to determine[Read More]