Word Work Center etc. - One Extra Degree
What if we could make kids fall in love with spelling instruction? What if you could harness novelty to engage your students, stimulate their brilliant brains, and improve word retention as a result? It’s possible, and once you launch this approach in your classroom, your spelling instruction will never be the same. There’s no turning …
Here is a fun activity that will build your children’s knowledge about size. When you add tongs or tweezers to the activity children will be building on their fine motor skills. I am always finding ways and activities that will build on these fine motor skills so that children’s fine motor skills will be well developed as they learn to write.
Vertical Writing – Building Fine Motor Skills
If you are like me, you have at least a handful of students still struggling with fine motor skills. There are so many muscles in the hands that contribute to pencil grip and handwriting! This post is just a quick tip for one more way to build that hand strength to help young writers.
What do Occupational Therapists Look for During your Child’s Handwriting Sample? - North Shore Pediatric Therapy
Handwriting is a lifelong skill. It begins as young as 3 years of age, when children start identifying shapes, letters, and numbers. Handwriting and letter recognition are important for communicating (e.g. sending cards and emails) and for completing age-appropriate tasks (e.g. homework assignments; writing grocery lists). Below are many of the components your child’s occupational […]
DIY Lacing Cards (from a carry out container!!) - The OT Toolbox
We had a clean take out container that was just asking to be made into something 🙂 Lacing Cards, of course! Lacing cards are so important for pre-schoolers and kids of all ages to use in development of so many skills: Fine Motor Skills (tripod grasp), Motor Planning (figuring out how to pull the string allll the ... Read more