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Fine Motor Rainbow Ball Game from Still Playing School. Repinned by SOS Inc. Resources pinterest.com/sostherapy/.

Fine Motor Rainbow Ball Game

Rainbow colored scarves in a ball create an irresistible fine motor game for kids!

Sensory "play" for developing fine motor skills and letter/number familiarity eye/hand coordination - eye tracking and "copying." So good for so many skills! BRILLIANT!!!!

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Sensory "play" for developing fine motor skills and letter/number familiarity eye/hand coordination - eye tracking and "copying." So good for so many skills! BRILLIANT!!!!

On My Way to K! {summer practice pack!} - Miss Kindergarten

On My Way to K is full of hands-on and engaging activities for your littles to complete the summer before entering kindergarten {or for the first few weeks of school if you aren’t able to give summer packets before kinder!} This pack covers everything from letter names and sounds, number identification and one-to-one correspondence, basic shapes, […]

The perfect aid for kids with fidgety feet

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The perfect aid for kids with fidgety feet

Have students gauge their effort to increase student engagement.

Effort Meter

One of my students today reminded me just why I had developed this Effort Meter a few years ago. :-) This became a tool that was used throughout most of my middle school building a few years back. Some of the teachers even brought it home to use with their children and yes.....you guessed it...their spouses! I, of course, found that to be hilarious! This can be used with all students. Sometimes it is an even more effective tool to use with those students who are classified as "gifted" to try…

Bugs in the Grass Spring Play Bin

Is it spring yet? Bugs in the Grass Spring Play Bin is fun, fine motor and sensory play for little ones. Coloring sorting cups, tongs, little creepy crawly bugs in the grass spring play bin make it fun to explore and learn.

Q-Tips and Straws Fine Motor Skills Activity - A great way to help little hands strengthen fine motor skills and work on colors at the same time.

Q-Tips and Straws – Fine Motor Skills Activity

Recently, we shared a post on How to Dye Q-Tips. This was incredibly popular and I got a lot of questions of how to use dyed q-tips for play and learning. This Q-Tips and Straws fine motor skills activity was challenging and fun for my kids. There is a color matching and pattern making element as well which just extends the fun. We love working on fine motor skills at our place as is evidenced by these 18 Fine Motor Activities for Preschoolers. You will need: Colored straws Dyed Q-tips…

Work on visual perceptual skills and fine motor skills together. Follow the link to the blog to see other games occupational therapists play.

Tricky Hands

Work on visual perceptual skills and fine motor skills together. Follow the link to the blog to see other games occupational therapists play.

5 things to keep in mind when working on fine motor skills. Helpful info and resources for therapists, parents, teachers, or anyone else who works with kids! #mamaot #finemotor #childdevelopment

5 Things to Keep in Mind When Working on Fine Motor Skills -

An occupational therapist shares 5 things to keep in mind when working on fine motor skills with kids.

Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Social Work, Dietitian & Academic Specialists (tutoring).

W-Sitting Infographic - North Shore Pediatric Therapy

Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Social Work, Dietitian & Academic Specialists (tutoring).

ABCs of Development series at The Inspired Treehouse explores F -- Finger Isolation. An important fine motor skill for buttoning, pointing, picking up small objects and more!

DEVELOPMENTAL SKILLS: FINGER ISOLATION - The Inspired Treehouse

Finger isolation is the ability to move one finger at a time. Separating the movements of one finger from the others is a tricky skill for kids.

Your Therapy Source: 5 Adaptations for Tying Shoes. Pinned by SOS Inc. Resources. Follow all our boards at pinterest.com/sostherapy for therapy resources.

5 Adaptations for Tying Shoes

Tying shoes is a complex skill to learn requiring fine motor skills, visual perceptual skills and motor planning. Some children may need extra help to learn how to tie shoes and some may need permanent adaptations. Here are 5 suggestions to adapt shoe tying: 1. commercial shoe laces that are different colors to help learn shoe tying http://www.loopeez.com/index.php 2. Velcro hidden inside shoe http://pinterest.com/pin/143693044332911985/ 3. commercial products that use elastic shoelaces…

My Wait Basket is one of my favorite tools in my Autism Classroom. This…

Teaching Wait: The Wait Basket - You Aut-A Know

My Wait Basket is one of my favorite tools in my Autism Classroom. This…