Screw Cap Fine-Motor Activities

Screwing and unscrewing covers to bottles and other containers is a great way to develop manipulation skills! Fortunately, there is…

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Packing Foam Activities for Developmental Disabilities

I found this thick foam in a storage closet at work and thought –“that would feel nice to use in…

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Make a Collage for Occupational Therapy!

What is a Collage? I have always loved making collages… since the first time I squirted glue on a smaller…

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How “Success-Only” Activities Promote Learning

Many years ago, I worked at a day program training adults with developmental disabilities and noticed that some of them…

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Scissors: Occupational Therapy Tips

Cutting with scissors is one of the most challenging fine motor skills! Providing the right scissors, teaching correct techniques, and…

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How to Make Looping Crafts Out of Recycled Materials

What are Loop Crafts? Many children love weaving loops to create pot holders! The commercially available craft loops are vibrant…

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