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Occupational Therapy Tools

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Super soft sensitive skin play dough recipe

TONS of parachute games - want to try: Rollerball, Merry go Round, Wave, and Washing Machine. (Para-ble would be fun with Children's Church)

Make a clay tray! Try this OT inspired activity to improve handwriting skills

Measurement and Counting #Christmas Tree Activity. Perfect craft for #preschool

Free Preschool Christmas Crafts - Bing Images

I loved doing this when I was learning how to read and write! Have the child say the individual letters as they trace them in the salt/cornmeal, and you're addressing all three learning styles: visual, auditory, and kinesthetic.

DIY tugging box for young toddlers. When they pull at one end it lengthens and shortens the ribbon at the other. Great for learning cause and effect and problem solving. Laughing Kids Learn

PROUD OT - Discount & Overstock

Develop Fine Motor Skills with Toothpicks

Inflatable pool used as a ball pit on a rainy and/or winter day! FUN!

Setting the Stage for Group Sensory Play ~ Growing A Jeweled Rose

Another pinner said "I loved this life skills list! It gave me lots of ideas on things I want to work on with my children, in fun ways. If more people knew how to do all of these things well before adult life, it would make the adjustment a lot easier."

Bouncing bubbles...bubbles that dont pop! Just like the Gymboree ones! Yay Ive been looking for this recipe Great Bubble DIY for Kids Make Bubbles that Will Bounce

OT Therapy Idea of the Week: Shaggies Pencil Gripper Fidget! - Pinned by @PediaStaff – Please Visit ht.ly/63sNt for all our pediatric therapy pins

Free Visual Spatial and Motor Planning Puzzle - Pinned by @PediaStaff – Please Visit ht.ly/63sNt for all our pediatric therapy pins

Blog for parents and professionals about picky eaters, food chaining and oral motor feedings. Looks pretty good! - Re-pinned by @PediaStaff – Please Visit ht.ly/63sNt for all our pediatric therapy pins

Frog tongue game (add Velcro to a party blower and catch flies made of felt). - Repinned by @PediaStaff – Please Visit  ht.ly/63sNt for all our pediatric therapy pins

Mummy Musings and Mayhem: 15 Strategies to encourage SPD toddlers to eat!

The Fun Cheap or Free Queen: World's best (and most effective!) behavior chart for kids

21 creative consequences