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Sticker Activity Sheet for Fine Motor Skill Development and Strengthening

This sticker activity sheet for fine motor skill development is super cute, hand-drawn and you can download and print it for FREE!

This sticker activity sheet for fine motor skill development is super cute, hand-drawn and you can download and print it for FREE! Do you need a new activity to engage students to work on the muscles and fine motor skills needed for handwriting? This fine motor development sticker challenge is perfect. The object of the […]

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Fine Motor and Logic Skills Freebie

Simple Cut and Paste Sudoku for children includes 40 full-color puzzles to practice fine motor and visual perceptual activities.  This digital download encourages children to have fun while they build key developmental skills. 

If you are looking for a one page printable to challenge fine motor and logic skills check out this freebie from the Simple Cut and Glue Sudoku download.  You can download the freebie at the bottom of the post. How to Complete the Simple Cut and Glue Sudoku Activity Print out the fine motor and […]

Collaborative Model to Improve Fine Motor Skills in Children

Do you provide push-in or collaborative treatment sessions as a school-based Occupational Therapist?  Many school-based therapists do provide related services in this manner to help improve carryover of services.  Occupational Therapist Ingrid C. King, MSc. completed a research study on a collaborative model to improve fine motor skills in children.

Collaborative Model to Improve Fine Motor Skills in Children Do you provide push-in or collaborative treatment sessions as a school-based Occupational Therapist?  Many school-based therapists do provide related services in this manner to help improve carryover of services.  Occupational Therapist Ingrid C. King, MScOT, completed a research study on a collaborative model to improve fine […]

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Scissor Skill Freebie – Tiger Hat

Scissor Skill Freebie - Tiger Hat If you are looking for a quick, cute project to practice coloring, cutting and gluing, download this FREE scissor skills freebie to create a tiger hat.  Not only is the black and white AND color copy free you also get the step by step directions for to follow to complete the activity.

Scissor Skill Freebie – Tiger Hat If you are looking for a quick, cute project to practice coloring, cutting and gluing, download this FREE scissor skills freebie to create a tiger hat.  Not only is the black and white AND color copy free you also get the step by step directions to follow to complete […]

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10 Simple Activities to Improve Grip Strength in Children

10 Simple Activities to Improve Grip Strength in Children

10 Simple Activities to Improve Grip Strength in Children Developing grip strength in children is super important for everyday functional skills.  Kids need to have adequate muscle strength to use the monkey bars, hold a writing utensil, use school supplies and get dressed.  Young children can work on improving grip strength through play and everyday […]

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Spring Fine Motor and Executive Function Skills Freebie

Spring Fine Motor and Executive Function Skills Freebie

Spring Fine Motor and Executive Function Skills Freebie Are you in search of no-prep, Springtime activities to encourage fine motor and executive function skills?  Well, search no more!  Here is a    three-page FREE sample download from the Spring Skill Builders packet, created by Thia Triggs, school-based Occupational Therapist.  This Spring fine motor and executive […]

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Fine Motor Skills, Visual Function, and Reading in Children

Fine Motor Skills, Visual Function, and Reading in Children

Fine Motor Skills, Visual Function, and Reading in Children Human Movement Science recently published research examining the association between fine motor skills, visual function, and reading in children. The participants included 19 children who were reading below expected grade and age level.  In order to test whether the children identified with reading difficulties perform worse only […]

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Finger Fidget or Finger Warm Up Exercises

Finger Fidget

Finger Fidget or Finger Warm Up Exercises Here is a super simple and super cheap do-it-yourself project to make finger fidgets.  These bead finger fidgets can be used to occupy busy hands for wiggly students or to warm up the fingers before fine motor or handwriting activities.  Obviously, do not use these with young children […]

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Alphabet Playdough Mat – Letter Aa

Alphabet Playdough Mat Letter Aa

Alphabet Playdough Mat – Letter Aa This free letter Aa alphabet play dough mat encourages a multisensory approach to learning the letters.  The black and white letter Aa mat includes an area to make the letter with play dough, visual scan for the letter to cover it up and hide the animal behind the play […]

10 Finger Games to Play

10 Finger games to play

Are you ever looking for finger games to play with just your hands?  All pediatric therapists love a good game that requires no equipment right? They are great to play to practice finger isolation, timing and dexterity.  Try using the games as a warm up activity for handwriting tasks or fine motor skill practice.  Here […]