Tag Archives: Handwriting

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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OT Corner: 20 Things You Never Knew About Being Left-Handed

[Source: Huffington Post] by Amanda MacMillan With just 10% of the population being left-handed, it can be easy for everyone else to forget we’re living in a right-handed world. But aside from making it tough to cut a straight line … Continue reading


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Discomfort During Handwriting

[Source:  Human Movement Science via Your Therapy Source] Human Movement Science published research on wrist-joint position, finger muscle length, grip strength and prolonged handwriting.   The study looked at two groups – control group of 22 young adults ages 18-24 … Continue reading


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OT Corner: Handwriting: Is an App Applicable?

by Katherine J. Collmer, M.Ed., OTR/L This month, the Handwriting is Fun! Blog is proud to host another guest author series.  In July we will be sharing information on the topic of Technology and OT.  Our series will stray from our … Continue reading


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