Tag Archives: Oral Motor

5 Ways to Use Straws

[Source Brick by Brick] Straws are a great resource to have on hand in your classroom. Here are five ways we’ve used them! 1. Build with them.  Or at least use them in your blocks center. We’ve explored all kinds … Continue reading


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Huff and Puff Spelling! Therapy Activity of the Week

[Source:  The OT’s Bag] I absolutely love this activity I created in a pinch one day and it has since become a favorite of my students. This activity has the added benefit of potentially helping students to calm down. Many … Continue reading


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Sticky Tongue Frog Craftivity – Great for Oral-Motor!

[Source:  Kids Activities Blog] My daughter and I were reading about frogs and she thought the idea of their sticky tongue was really funny.  She ran and found a blow out party favor and showed me how the frog’s tongue … Continue reading


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OT Corner: Questions about Oral Motor Input and their Answers

Editor’s Note:  The following article was written by an OTR for parents.  We thought it was an excellent piece for you to share with the parents of your kiddos as well. by:  Stephanie Erickson OTR/L, OTD   Why is my … Continue reading


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Worth Repeating: Clinical Decision Making and Oral Motor Treatments

By: Heather Clark, CCC-SLP Both novice and experienced clinicians may experience confusion, frustration, or both when faced with the inconsistent messages circulating throughout the profession regarding the use of oral motor (OM) treatments. On one hand are the myriad of OM … Continue reading


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