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Here's a fun summer craft for kids that also provides fine motor and counting practice~ A Paper Plate Octopus! ~ Buggy and Buddy

Fine Motor Octopus Craft for Kids - Buggy and Buddy

Rhythmic Timing and Motor Planning

Rhythmic Timing and Motor Planning

Paediatric Health Care | Occupational Therapy | Visual Perception | Proprioception | Fine Motor Skills | Crossing the Midline | Upper Body Muscle Tone | Visual Motor Integration | Social Skills | Healthrise

Paediatric Health Care | Occupational Therapy | Visual Perception | Proprioception | Fine Motor Skills | Crossing the Midline | Upper Body Muscle Tone | Visual Motor Integration | Social Skills

A list of ways to help disorganized students by Joy of Teaching!

Help for Disorganized Students

Child pressing too hard when writing? Practice writing on tissue paper. Get five more tips to decrease pressure used when writing.

Pediatric Occupational Therapy Tips

If your child lays their head on the desk or their non-writing arm while they are writing or drawing, they have a retained reflex called Symmetric Tonic Neck Reflex (STNR). This undermines learning and can be resolved with a program of simple movement exercises.

We help with your Learning Difficulties - Listen4Life

Miss Awesomeness: Real-Life Dexteria-Practicing Finger Isolation with Popsicle Sticks. Pinned by SOS Inc. Resources. Follow all our boards at for therapy resources.

Mental Health Energy Conservation

20 ADHD Accommodations That Work.

Top 20 ADHD Accommodations and Modifications That Work

Attention Deficiti Disorder Strategies

Attention Deficiti Disorder Strategies

Learn How to Stop Flapping and Other Self-Stimulatory Behaviors - Speech and Language Kids

How To Flapping And Self Stimulating Behaviors

Brain Exercises - Crossing the Midline from Dr. Jean--these are fantastic to use in-between parts of the day and as transitions. Crossing the midline is hugely important for developing brains!

Brain Exercises - Cross the Midline

Low Muscle Tone explained and how therapists can help kids diagnosed with it

Use this sentence as a baseline for formation of all 26 letters of the alphabet, plus sizing, spacing, and baseline orientation.

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6 activities for crossing the midline and why it's important for all kids.

five activities for crossing the midline (and why it’s important) - teach mama

RTI OT handouts: interventions for teachers

Occupational/Physical Therapy (Home) - RtI and OT/PT

Airplane Catch warm up activity - This activity enables the child to develop his upper body strength and receive proprioceptive input. It also gives the child an opportunity to work on maintaining eye contact.

OTPlan: Airplane Catch activity idea

Paint with Pom Poms

Art Activities for Kids ~ Growing A Jeweled Rose

15+ ideas for using do-a-dot printables to help kids learn: use tweezers to develop fine motor skills #DoADot #handsonlearning || Gift of Curiosity

Teach Left to Right Progression in Pre-K

Teaching Left to Right Progression - PreKinders

fine motor skills

Rhyming pegboard literacy activity for kids

With having so many workbooks inside desks, I just swipe a fat Mr. Sketch marker along the bottom pages of the book. That way, when the books are piled inside their desks, they can see the colors! When I ask my students to take out a book, I'll say something like, "Please take out your Grammar Green book!" It really does help, and it makes transitions quicker and easier! And after a few weeks, my kiddos will be telling me which book is which!

A Cupcake for the Teacher: freebie

great video to help understand the vestibular system

good presentation that touches on many things - desk slumpers, pencil grasp, core strength, etc. Worth the watch.

fun core strength games