Who knew!!!!

01.28.13

Many of my post regarding occupational therapy revolve around fine motor skills. The other day during Cali’s session with Krisanne , they yet again targeted fine motor skills. This time, however, I was intrigued as to what and why they were doing a certain exercise. I never watch Cali during her time with Krisanne, but read more…

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Fine Motor five ways

12.14.12

Cali and Krisanne did a simple and easy craft that promoted fine motor skills in five different ways.     1. Cutting out the stocking. This helps and encourages Cali to manipulate the scissors around tight corners and round edges.   2. Stringing the string in and out of the holes. Promotes finger strength and read more…

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Christmas Card turned therapy

12.10.12

When my good friend sent out her Christmas cards for this year, I’m pretty sure she didn’t know her idea would be therapy related. Let me explain…   Along with her, as usual, beautiful magazine, model/celebrity style family pic, was a separate card. Her family pics were themed around fly fishing, so the additional card read more…

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Use a chalk board

11.12.12

A dry erase board works just as well, but using a chalkboard when teaching young toddlers to write their letters is a very helpful tool. In this picture you will see Madi working with Cali, but Krisanne, Cali’s OT, is the one who gave me these few helpful hints about teaching a toddler to write read more…

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home activity to promote fine motor

10.18.12

  Having a toddler cut out a tree and crumple paper to imitate leaves on the tree is not a revolutionary idea. And quite frankly, is probably something all of you have done with a child at one time or another. But, have you done this activity with a goal in mind, with a purpose read more…

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