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    Children: Developmental Activities

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    Children: Developmental Activities

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    64 Positive Things to Say to Kids - Great ideas!

    64 Positive Things to Say to Kids - Creative With Kids

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    Truth: "If we are measuring seat time, we're measuring the wrong end of our students."

    Kids Can’t Sit Still All Day: OT Ideas for Alternatives & Solutions - Checking the Pulse - AOTA Blogs - OTConnections

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    Check out Christie {MamaOT}'s video: How to use a beach ball to sneak strengthening and sensory input into puzzle play!

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    Pick the best toys with these tips from occupational therapy practitioners.

    Occupational Therapy Practitioners Know How to Pick the Best Toys - Checking the Pulse - AOTA Blogs - OTConnections

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    Kids can't sit still all day: Ideas for alternatives and solutions from occupational therapy practitioners.

    Kids Can’t Sit Still All Day: OT Ideas for Alternatives & Solutions - Checking the Pulse - AOTA Blogs - OTConnections

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    Five Tips to Enhance Your School-Based Occupational Therapy Practice

    Five Tips to Enhance Your School-Based Practice - Checking the Pulse - AOTA Blogs - OTConnections

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    The Not So Terrible Twos: Play Activities for Toddlers’ Developmental Growth

    The Not So Terrible Twos: Play Activities for Toddlers’ Developmental Growth - Checking the Pulse - AOTA Blogs - OTConnections

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    Love this DIY sock helper #OTLifehack from The Inspired Treehouse!

    KIDS AND DRESSING SKILLS: DIY SOCK HELPER! - The Inspired Treehouse

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    How to prepare a young toddler for a new baby - 25 tips for kids close in age. Perfect for those expecting 2 under 2. CanDoKiddo.com

    How to Prepare a Young Toddler for a New Baby

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    Pediatric Occupational Therapy Tips: Make your own Adaptive Card Holder for Kids

    Pediatric Occupational Therapy Tips: Adaptive Card Holder for Kids

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    10 fun ways to include crossing midline activities for toddlers.

    10 Crossing Midline Activities for Toddlers

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    Four ways to promote independence and participation by helping kids be able to dress themselves with a closet organization system.

    KIDS CLOSET ORGANIZATION TO PROMOTE INDEPENDENCE - The Inspired Treehouse

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    5 Math & Movement Games to Play While You Wait | Bambini Travel

    5 Math & Movement Games to Play While You Wait

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    Teach kids how to write in cursive handwriting with a Cursive handwriting Journal, using creative cursive practice ideas. Tips from an Occupational Therapist.

    Creative Cursive Handwriting Journal

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    All children need to jump, bounce and skip and hop, and it isn’t very difficult to encourage them to do so! But when kids move to music, they are getting so much more than just exercise. They are developing their gross motor skills, coordination, balance, concentration and cognitive abilities.

    10 Best Songs for Gross Motor Movement - Let's Play Music

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    Browse through this collection of 40 themed play dough mats for preschool play and learning!

    40 play dough mats for preschoolers

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    OT Tools for Public Schools: Make your own weighted lap pad for students with rice, zipper bags, and duct tape.

    OT Tools for Public Schools: Make It, Take It--a Weighted Lap Pad for Students

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    14 ways to help your child with special needs adjust to school (Chicago Parent magazine)

    14 ways to help your child with special needs adjust to school

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    Help kids get used to the steps needed in morning routines with story stones that depict the preparation and ordering of tasks for back-to-school.

    Back to School Morning Routine Story Stones

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    Therapeutic Benefits of Playing with Giant Bubbles #childdevelopment #pediOT

    Therapeutic Benefits of Playing with Giant Bubbles -

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    10-Day ADL Training! Help your child gain the finger strength and dexterity necessary to get dressed independently with 10 days of activities from The Inspired Treehouse!

    10 DAYS TO CONQUER: CLOTHING FASTENERS - The Inspired Treehouse

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    Why moving from the crib to a big kid bed at one year made it an easier transition for our baby PLUS tips for deciding when to make the move and tips for making it go smoothly. CanDoKiddo.com

    How Early Can I Move My Toddler To A Big Kid Bed?

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    Use Legos in learning: Preschool, Kindergarten, and First grade math and literacy with Legos. Lots of ideas on this page! Great tips on the therapeutic benefits of using Legos in Occupational Therapy including fine motor skills, too!

    Learning with Legos in Math, Literacy, Occupational Therapy

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    Before You Say I'm Bored... the Bored Board & Lots of Outdoor Activities

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    Yes, toddlers can learn how to use scissor safely and appropriately with these 5 easy ideas for introducing scissor skills for toddlers.

    5 Easy Ways to Introduce Scissor Skills for Toddlers

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