Tag Archives: Handwriting

Free Back to School Tracing Packet

[Source:  Artfully Occupied] The start of the school year is just on the horizon for many of us parents, teachers, therapists, and children.  Summer break is full of activities that promote gross motor, sensory, fine motor, and other developmental skills. … Continue reading

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Oil and Water Droplet Painting – Great for Pincer Grasp!

[Source: Stay at Home Educator.com] Oil and water droplet painting is the result of mixing cooking oil and colored water to create a beautiful, slightly marbleized effect.  You can find such paper at a craft or stationary store, or you … Continue reading

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Cursive Writing Education Returns to NYC Schools

[Source:  NBC NY] Cursive handwriting instruction is returning to elementary school classrooms in New York City. Schools chancellor Carmen Fariña has committed to include cursive writing in third-grade curriculum in city schools, according to Staten Island assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis, who has … Continue reading

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3 Handwriting Games to Print and Play

[Source: Your Therapy Source] Handwriting practice is essential for improvement but it can get boring and kids become disinterested.  Try adding some fun to your handwriting practice with these 3 FREE handwriting games to just print and play.  No prep … Continue reading

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OT Corner: 10 Ideas to Increase Pencil Pressure

[Source: Your Therapy Source] Recently, I received a question about a student who is having difficulty applying pencil pressure when writing.  The therapist was having some success using markers but was looking for other suggestions.  Here are 10 ideas to … Continue reading

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