April 28, 2017

OT Activities

Pipe Cleaners and Straws: Here are three fun, unique fine and visual motor activities using pipe cleaners and straws.  Start by having the child cut up straws and some pipe cleaners into smaller pieces.

 

Have a Ball This Summer: 15 fun ball activities to help you learn and play this summer!

 

How to Boost Fine Motor Skills:  Learn about the development of fine motor skills in toddlers, and how you can help them along!

 

How to Pick the Best Toys: OT Practitioners Share Tips: Toy shopping can be overwhelming. Whether for parents or for family members and friends, it can be tough knowing which toy will be fun and developmentally appropriate.

 

Video App Breaks Down Complex Activities of Daily Living: ONE OF THE best new research-based teaching aids is video modeling. It has been proven to be effective with adults as well as children, whether they are learning a new skill, such as a child with autism learning how to tie shoes, or the adult who has to re-learn skills that have been lost due to brain injury or stroke.