Body Part Word Search and Letter A Words FREE Printables

Download the free body part word search worksheet and the bonus Letter A word search at the end of this blog post.  

Are you looking for a fun and novel way to practice body part identification?  Download the free body part word search worksheet and the bonus Letter A word search at the end of this blog post. Easy Word Searches for Kids Kids love word searches but sometimes they can be too hard.  Words go backward […]

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Super Hero Word Search -Free Printable

If you have a super hero theme at your school, download this free super hero word search. Get more superhero resources from YourTherapySource.

If you have a super hero theme at your school, you will want to download this free super hero word search.  Word searches are great as an independent activity for children as long as they are not too difficult.  Have you seen  word searches that include words backwards or diagonal and backwards?  They may need […]

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Free Dinosaur Printables to Practice Visual Motor and Handwriting Skills

If you work with children who like dinosaurs, they are going to LOVE these free dinosaur printables.  You can download them at the bottom of the post. 

If you work with children who like dinosaurs, they are going to LOVE these free dinosaur printables.  You can download them at the bottom of the post. How to Use the Free Dinosaur Printables Sign up to receive the Your Therapy Source newsletter below to download the printables. Print the two pages. Provide each child […]

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Spring Color By Number – FREE Printable

Are you in search of a Spring color by number to entertain and engage the children? Then look no further, this FREE spring color by number is just what you are looking for.

Are you in search of a Spring color by number to entertain and engage the children? Then look no further, this FREE spring color by number is just what you are looking for. How to Complete the Color By Number All you have to do is print the page (bottom of this post) and provide […]

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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 […]

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Strengthen Cognitive Skills for Reading and Writing

Do you work with students who struggle with letter identification or letter reversals?  Have you run out of fun ideas to practice the skills necessary to determine the differences between similar letters like B and D?  This free maze will help strengthen cognitive skills for reading and writing by working on recognizing the correct letter. […]

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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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Link Between Reading, Visual Perception, and Visual–Motor Integration

Link Between Reading, Visual Perception, and Visual–Motor Integration

Link Between Reading, Visual Perception, and Visual–Motor Integration Decoding written words is a key component to developing the ability to read.  In order to decode, children need adequate visual perceptual skills.  Recent research published in Dyslexia discussed the link between reading, visual perception, and visual–motor integration using the Developmental Test of Visual Perception version 2 (DTVP-2).  The […]

Vision Continues to Develop Beyond Childhood

Recent research indicates that vision continues to develop beyond childhood. The Journal of Neuroscience published research completed by a McMaster neuroscientist, Kathyrn Murphy, and her colleagues who studied post-mortem brain-tissue samples from 30 people ranging in age from 20 days to 80 years.   Through analysis of proteins that drive the actions of neurons in the […]

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Pumpkin Workout and Brain Break

Need a quick brain break in the classroom or burn off some excess energy before homework?  Try this no-prep, pumpkin workout!  Can you complete each exercise for the letters in the word P-U-M-P-K-I-N? P is for 10 push ups. U is for 10 up and down squats. M is for marching in place for 30 […]