Tag Archives: Handwriting

Finger Fidget or Finger Warm Up Exercises

[Source:  Your Therapy Source] Here is a super simple and super cheap do-it-yourself project to make finger fidgets.  These bead finger fidgets can be used to occupy busy hands for wiggly students or to warm up the fingers before fine motor or handwriting activities.  Obviously, do … Continue reading

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Halloween Bat Dice Drawing

[Source:  Your Therapy Source] Here is a simple game that requires paper, pencil and one die.  Player one rolls a die. To start your drawing you must roll a #1. When you roll the #1, you can draw the first … Continue reading

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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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