Occupational Therapy Tools
TONS of parachute games - want to try: Rollerball, Merry go Round, Wave, and Washing Machine. (Para-ble would be fun with Children's Church)
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
DIY tugging box for young toddlers - Laughing Kids Learn
For those concious of mess... this has surely got to be less messy than finger spotting!!! Can be used for Letter "A" Apple Tree in Kindergarten or for autumn/seasons or simply to teach about warm and cool colours. But do me a favour and let them choose their own colours! SO sick of seeing "factory" (all the same!) art!
Fall Tree Cork painting
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
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