Straws, Pasta and Playdough Activity * ages 3-5 ⋆ Raising Dragons
Straws, Pasta and Playdough fine motor activity is perfect for kids ages 3-5 and is a fun way to improve fine motor skills, counting and color recognition.
Matchstick Colour Sorting Fine Motor Toy - The Imagination Tree
Make a colour sorting fine motor toy using coloured matchsticks to sort and drop! Great for little hands to develop that pincer grasp and co-ordination
Foundation Team - Ella & Nicky on Instagram: “One of our outdoor autumn activities today. We used masking tape to make a web then added conkers and material leaves. Using tweezers the…”
86 Likes, 7 Comments - Foundation Team - Ella & Nicky (@eyfsbadgerclass) on Instagram: “One of our outdoor autumn activities today. We used masking tape to make a web then added conkers…”
10 Must-Haves in your Handwriting Tool Box - Handwriting is Fun! Blog
Handwriting development tools - inexpensive to purchase, easy to use, durable, and will be your therapy must-haves for years to come!
DIY Felt Button Chain~ Learning Fine Motor Skills & Colors - Tips from a Typical Mom
Learn how to make this fun activity for your preschooler. Felt Button Chains teach colors and fine motor skills at the same time.
Fine Motor Skills Needed at School - The OT Toolbox
There are so many fine motor skills needed at school! This guide outlines fine motor tasks which may impact learning and what to do to help.
DIY zipper board for kids - Laughing Kids Learn
Here is a handmade DIY zipper board for kids, which is great for developing fine motor skills, independence and sensory awareness. Suitable for ages 1 to 5.
Hand Strength: 35 Fun Activities for Kids - The Inspired Treehouse
Decreased hand strength - one of the most common problem areas for kids. Check out one OT's favorite ways to build hand strength through play!
Correct Childrens Handwriting Grasps
Why is it important to correctly hold a writing utensil? Held incorrectly causes muscular tension, fatigue or unnecessary stress on our joints.
Small Pencil Better Pencil Grasp - The OT Toolbox
Writing with a small pencil is a fine motor strengthening power tool. When kids use a small pencil to write (or small crayons to color), they are building the strength in their hands, allowing for increased endurance in writing and coloring tasks. The positioning of the hand on the pencil promotes a tripod grasp and ... Read More about Small Pencil Better Pencil Grasp