Tag Archives: Handwriting

Handwriting Idea of the Week: Minute Mania

by Katherine J. Collmer, M.Ed., OTR/L I have found that games that prove to be the most beneficial to students who are challenged by speed and fluidity are those that encourage them to compete against themselves.   Writing races can be … Continue reading


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Pediatric Therapy Corner: The Interpretation of Handwriting

By: Liora Laufer CEO and Founder of Callirobics   I met “Matthew” in a self-paced class that was part of a dropout prevention program in our local high school. The teachers in that program have noticed that there is a … Continue reading


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OT Corner: 15 Pre-Handwriting Factors Leading to Successful Handwriting in Children

[Source:  World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology via Your Therapy Source] A recent 33 question survey on the pre-handwriting factors needed for successful handwriting was completed in 2015 by 535 occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants (from the USA). … Continue reading


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Coloring on Sandpaper Activity for Toddlers

[Source:  I Can Teach My Child] It’s Day 4 of our 31 Days of Indoor Fun for Toddlers challenge!  This Coloring on Sandpaper Activity for Toddlers might seem like an odd activity, but it serves a variety of purposes. First … Continue reading


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OT Corner: Crossing the Midline – an Important Handwriting Skill

[Source:  Handwriting with Katherine] by Katherine J. Collmer, M.Ed, OTR/L Children who experience difficulty with the mastery of handwriting skills are often struggling with crossing their body midline. During the performance of handwriting tasks, the arm, hand, and eyes travel … Continue reading


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