It’s spring, and for many that means time to clean! Cleaning doesn’t need to be an adults-only task; there can be many benefits to getting your child involved, too! So grab an extra set of supplies, and learn more about how cleaning can help their development. Cleaning helps your child to: Practice gross motor skills … Read more
This is a great eating activity to work on pincer and/or tripod grasp during a meal or snack. The stick does not fit entirely through the hole which helps the child to work on motor control and modulation of force.
This is a fabulous illustration of how a basic play activity can provide so much input and skill development related to Occupational Therapy goals.
This is a very informative video about how to choose the right cup for your child. We get this question a lot in Occupational Therapy treatment. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Food Smart Kids (@foodsmartkids)
This course is local, free and a great opportunity for your child to develop Occupational Therapy related skills such as attention, focus, empathy and self calming strategies.
This is a fun outside activity that incorporates breath control, visual motor integration and sensory input. Summer is coming!
This is a favorite fine motor activity with easy to find supplies that is so motivating for kids!
There are some great new resources in this Social Thinking newsletter, including collections of items and tools to try. http://view.email.socialthinking.com/?qs=689fc7fb1ff2306b1023bb0c001e8943464664b82ec9b50f301718485f88115df11f1c1f46a36460fbfe3b3054ab9d3caf56d403c482e29099db31c8b5f3493eb0b0ba117dcacd553a42d760dd4da2d1
Super Simple Visual Tracking Tool This is so simple to make and a very handy tool to use with kids with visual tracking difficulties.