Children: Developmental Activities

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Children: Developmental Activities

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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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Awesome ideas to feed a child's sensory system to help them pay attention!

PAYING ATTENTION: 30 SENSORY STRATEGIES - The Inspired Treehouse

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Simple Tunnel Play Activities for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. Promote baby milestones, social skills, sibling play, sensory processing and more! CanDo Kiddo

12 Simple Tunnel Games For Babies, Toddlers And Preschoolers

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Make this DIY dry erase white board travel kit for your next vacation, long car ride, or flight with kids. You could even take this on the go while waiting at restaurants and waiting rooms. Kids will love to draw, write, and do more with this busy bag activity!

DIY Whiteboard Busy Bag Kids Travel Kit

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Does Crawling Matter?: An Occupational Therapist Explores the Benefits of Crawling

Does Crawling Matter?: The Benefits of Crawling

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5 Tips for Choosing Great Baby Toys for development. CanDo Kiddo. How to find open-ended toys: Look for toys that can be used in many different ways - ones that don't have one desired response from your child.

Choosing The Best Toys For Baby: Tips From A Pediatric Occupational Therapist

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Get 90+ chores and heavy work activities from pediatric occupational therapists.

90+ Heavy Work Activities & Chores for Kids as a Solution to Aggression - Checking the Pulse - AOTA Blogs - OTConnections

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Kids can explore all of the senses in a relaxing and calming sensory garden! Sight, smell, touch, sound, taste, proprioception, and vestibular senses are addressed with gardening!

Sensory Gardening with Kids

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make stress balls

Make Your Own Squishy Ball - Therapy Fun Zone

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This looks like SO MUCH FUN! Using wheels and paint to create a masterpiece (while the kiddos develop their vestibular systems!). On Heather G. | Golden Reflections Blog by The Inspired Treehouse

W is for Wheels Sensory Play

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    The Inspired Treehouse

    Thanks AOTA Inc ! It was a beautiful day for painting with wheels!!

Chores for kids...they’re great for fostering independence, promoting a sense of responsibility, and making kids feel like capable members of a household.

CHORES FOR KIDS: PROMOTING DEVELOPMENTAL SKILLS - The Inspired Treehouse

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Self regulation chart with Minecraft! Help kids learn how to identify feeling and actions using a 5-point scale, all relating to Minecraft characters. Found via @OTmommyblog

Jacobs Family Blog: Self Regulation - Minecraft 5 Point Scale

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10 Engaging Outdoor Activities for Kids: Ideas from Occupational Therapists

10 Engaging Outdoor Learning Activities for Kids

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40 Heavy Work Activities for Kids

40 Heavy Work Activities for Kids

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Worried about your young child being right or left-handed? It doesn't matter. Give young children opportunity to use both hands

Right or left handed? -

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Once your child no longer puts items in his or her mouth, you can try out one of these 10 play dough activities for toddlers!

10 Play Dough Activities for Toddlers

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How to Talk About Bullying Without Being Cheesy - Tips for OTs from Rosalind Wiseman (whose book was the basis of Mean Girls!).

How to Talk About Bullying Without Being Cheesy & More Tips from Rosalind Wiseman - Checking the Pulse - AOTA Blogs - OTConnections

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Teaching Left-handed Kids to Write: Grasp, Stages, Positioning (Teach Mama)

teaching left handed kids to write: grasp, stages, positioning - teach mama

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