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Outdoor Activity: Nature Color Hunt

Scavenger Hunts: Scavenger Hunts electronic activity book includes over 150 scavenger hunt cards to find. In addition, there are 3 different scavenger alphabet hunts and 10 pencil and paper scavenger hunts to encourage visual discrimination and visual motor skills. These hunts are great to get any child up and moving! Recommended for ages 4+ yearsold […]

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Tree House Kids – Fine and Gross Motor Activity

Tree House Kids is a fun-filled, outdoor activity to encourage fine motor, gross motor and visual perceptual skills. Want more activities like this? Motor Magic – Turning Fine Motor Skills into Gross Motor Skills.

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Make Your Own Play Time Kits

Are parents asking you for gift ideas for the holidays? Maybe you want to give your child’s teacher a special gift for the classroom? Why not try creating your own gifts to give. Just like the craft stores sell all of those kits to create anything that you can think of, how about create some […]

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Predictive Value of Motor Evaluations

In a study published by Early Human Development, researchers studied the predictive values in very preterm children and small for gestational age of the Psychomotor Developmental Index (PDI) of the Bayley Scales of Infant Development and the Peabody Developmental Motor Scales (PDMS). The researchers concluded that for very low birth weight children, the PDI and […]

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National Inventor’s Month August 2009

Did you know that August is National Inventor’s Month? Why not incorporate this theme into some therapy sessions or carry over activities for at home? Here are some suggestions to help celebrate: 1. Working together with a child, determine a task that is difficult for them to achieve. See if you can create a simple […]

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Video Activity Idea from New Book – Sidewalk Chalk Fun and Games

Your Therapy Source has just published a new book – Sidewalk Chalk Fun and Games. Here is a video of one of the activity ideas in the book. Get outdoors and enjoy this fun activity to encourage physical activity, gross motor skills and muscle strengtening in the hands. To order Sidewalk Chalk Fun and Games […]

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5 Fun Physical Activities to do for National Get Outdoors Day!

Tomorrow is National Get Outdoors Day (June 13, 2009). Here are 5 fun activities to do with children outdoors. 1. Go to the playground – go visit a local playground and explore allthe climbing equipment, swings and slides. Supervise and assistyour child as necessary. Sometimes all a child needs is someverbal reminders of how to […]

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Fine Motor, Gross Motor and Visual Perceptual Activity

Here is a video of a fun outdoor activity idea, Create, Hide and Lace, that encourages fine motor, gross motor and visual perceptual skills. The children can create paper circles, hide them outdoors and run to lace them on the ribbon. Looking for more sensory motor ideas? Try these electronic books: Motor Magic: Turn Fine […]