Visual deficits are sometimes not detected until after they have impacted child development skills. What to look for and how to help.
Functional Skills for Kids series and a complete guide to handwriting including developmental progression, fine and gross motor skills, sensory processing concerns, posture, visual perceptual components, play, advanced hand writing tasks, and creative activities for handwriting skills, by Occupational and Physical Therapists.
Teach ball control with a painters-tape maze for kids (can also be done outside). It turns learning to dribble into a game. Great for gross motor skills and visual skills.
Jumping Animals Movement Game for Kids A fast-moving game that combines movement and language concepts!
We are adding some visual motor integration practice to traditional egg decorating today!
W sitting handout--people always say "what's the big deal" when I correct kids that are W sitting.
Great core strengthening activities and exercises for kids from a pediatric physical therapist. Ideas to help with posture, w-sitting, and more!
Lots of fun gross motor activities for kids
A Christmas activity for kids that gets them up and moving! Make it a family game night or keep them busy while you are finishing up your holiday to-do list! Gross motor skills are fun and this game is simple and easy to play! FREE PRINTABLE
Snow slime- this slime is ICY COLD & sparkly white just like fresh fallen snow- such a FUN way for kids to "play with snow" this Winter!
Christmas card idea? "I am making these but instead of using card stock I plan on making mini ones out of felt and colorful ribbon and crochet decorations and buttons and other things to hang on the tree with little treats."
Christmas Kids Craft Paper Plate Reindeer Craft - Fun Christmas craft for kids to make! | CraftyMorning.com
This handprint reindeer craft is a fun Christmas activity for kids and it's a really easy craft to make. To make the reindeer head out of a hand print
25 Easy Christmas Crafts for Kids - hands on : as we grow
Weighted blanket -DIY for kids with autism...slip this in a pillowcase or soft fabric
DIY Ornaments for Kids - iVillage.... These are so easy and awesome! Kids can make these for the Christmas tree on an indoors kind of day. Hot chocolate and crafts love it!
How to make a weighted lap band to help fidgety kids calm down,
Coolest Play-Doh Group Costume... Coolest Halloween Costume Contest
Occupational Therapy Notes: Writing Sensory Goals- "Patient will demonstrate: - decreased tactile defensiveness by tolerating hair brushing and face washing without adverse reactions with minimal verbal cues. - improved modulation of the tactile system by accepting 3 bites of one new food in 4 weeks with minimal verbal cues. - decreased auditory defensiveness by decreasing ear covering by 50% independently. - etc"
Helps improve core strength.
Balloon Balancing; Pinned by The Sensory Spectrum.
DIY Easy 2 Ingredient Sensory Rainbow Bubbles and Foam Tutorial from Fun at Home with Kids
Pediatric Occupational Therapy Tips: Sequin Art Projects are Great for Fine Motor Skills. Pinned by SOS Inc. Resources. Follow all our boards at pinterest.com/sostherapy for therapy resources.
Therapy Fun 4 Kids - A Pediatric Occupational Therapy (OT) Site: Finger Manipulation Repinned by @Progressus Therapy. Follow our boards for more activities and inspiration. Looking for a OT job? Visit progressustherapy.com
Fine motor activity with beads and feathers. This works on so many developmental skills~pincer grasp, bilateral hand coordination, visual scanning, eye-hand coordination. And learning components, too. (Sugar Aunts)