Learning to identify and write the colors is important for all children. We are so excited about our new learn the colors pack in Spanish! Matching, writing, and identifying the colors are all included in the activity download. Here are some ideas: Laminate the pages for multiple uses. Cut out the crayons and create […]
Did you know that some students do not develop a hand preference until kindergarten or at 5 or 6 years old? When students write with their left hand, they should not be discouraged from doing so. They do not choose their left hand in the same way that you didn’t choose to use your right […]
Handwriting is so important to each of us. Our signature marks our unique impression of agreement or approval on a document. There have been many arguments lately on whether to teach our children the skill of cursive handwriting. While many feel it’s not necessary, others say that the skill is critical to for building brain […]
It’s President’s Day and this year, I’ve found some really fun activities that will fit goals for fine motor, executive function (specifically planning, following directions, and executing), and gross motor goals. Presidents’ Day Mask Here’s an awesome activity from Lakeshore Learning. Paper plates are affordable and readily available. The George Washington mask can be made […]
5 of the most asked questions during my pediatric occupational therapy primer courses for new therapists or OTs new to the pediatric setting.
Let’s talk about one of those critical skills that we often overlook….using the ‘helper’ hand. Most of us have one hand that’s dominant and the other is designed to partner up and be the super assistant! His job is no less important since we all need a little ‘support’ sometimes…….all joking aside, we need […]
Heart Pencil Toppers I Love crafts that are affordable and easy! Non-food crafts also make everyone happy and can be used as a gift for teachers, students, and parents. This is one of the easiest and most adorable crafts I’ve found this year. Enjoy! What’s Needed Red, White, and Pink Chenille […]