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Hello! If you have landed on our site from a search engine, we are glad you have found us. The following is a list of pediatric and school-based physical therapy ideas and activities we have featured in our recently revamped newsletter.

We have dozens of pediatric occupational therapy resources throughout our site, including articles of interest to OTs, videos, and pediatric occupational therapist resources by diagnosis or topic! Please check them and enjoy your visit.


Activities, Resources and Tips Featured in our Newsletter

10 Activities to Help Develop Pre-Scissor Skills - featured March 4, 2011
Accessible Playground Directory - featured August 14, 2009
Activity of the Week: New Year's Resolution for Therapy - featured December 31, 2010
Activity of the Week: Sword Activity to Promote Range of Motion and Strength - featured May 10, 2011
After the Holidays Activity - featured January 3, 2010
An Operetta for Picky Eaters - featured April 19, 2011
Back to School Social Story - Therapist Activity of the Week - featured August 20, 2010
Back-to-School: What it Means When You're in a Wheelchair - featured August 20, 2010
Backpack Awareness Day - featured August 21, 2009
Bilateral Coordination Activity: String Designs - featured May 5, 2011
Book Excerpt: Early Intervention Games by Barbara Sher - featured November 12, 2010
Bubble Wrap Fun - Proprioreception Activity - featured March 16, 2011
Building with Toothpicks and Gumdrops - featured June 14, 2011
Button Fine Motor Projects/Activities
Capable Kids Coloring and Activity Book - featured November 12, 2010
Capable Kids Coloring and Activity Book - featured November 12, 2010
Capable Kids Coloring and Activity Book - featured November 12, 2010
Capable Kids Coloring and Activity Book - featured November 12, 2010
Cootie Catchers for Fine Motor Skills - featured July 5, 2011
Drawing with Alternative Materials - Therapy Activity of the Week - featured April 21, 2011
Easter Themed Speech Therapy Ideas - featured April 19, 2011
Easy Back to School Activity - featured September 3, 2010
Enchanted Learning - Therapist Resource of the Week - featured September 9, 2010
Eye Hand Coordination and Motor Control Activity for Children, Tip or Resources of Week
Fine and Gross Motor Activity - Tree House Kids - featured May 24, 2010
Fine Motor Activity: Playdough Chain - featured August 3, 2011
Fine Motor and Coordination Activity Video - Stacking Foam Beads - featured July 23, 2010
Fine Motor and Tactile Activity - Tissue Paper Fall Leaves Craft - featured October 1, 2010
Fine Motor and Visual Perception Activity - featured May 7, 2010
Fine Motor Skills for Older Children - featured July 19, 2011
Five Great Physical Activities for a Rainy Day - featured July 24, 2009
Free Assistive Technology Resource - Turn Your Webcam into a Head Mouse - featured August 4, 2010
Free Parent/Teacher Handouts -Therapy Resource of the Week - feaured April 21, 2011
Fun "Sensory Motor" Fact to Share with Your Kiddos!- Why Do we Stick out our Tongues when we Concentrate? - featured February 19, 2010
Glossary of Special Education Terms - featured August 21, 2009
Great Sensory Motor Idea: Indoor Ladder Path - featured October 9, 2009
Great Website! Do2Learn.com - featured September 4, 2009
Greet the New Year with Pebble Shakers - Therapy Activity of the Week - featured December 31, 2010
Guest Blog: 10 Activities to do on a Scooter Board - featured August 16, 2011
Guest Blog: Make Your Own Giant Geoboard - featured July 13, 2011
Guest Blog: Marshmallow Painting for Fine Motor Skills - featured February 9, 2011
Guest Blog: Virtual Pumpkin Carving Activity - featured October 21, 2010
Guest Blog/Activity of the Week: Baked Cotton Balls - featured June 3, 2011
Halloween Activity - Dot, Dot, Paint! - featured February, 2010
Halloween Costumes for People Using a Wheelchair - featured October 19, 2010
How To Make Flubber, Glurch and Other Homemade Art Supplies - featured February 25, 2011
Ian's Shoe Tying Website - featured August. 7, 2009
Introduction to Friedreich's Ataxia and FARA - featured November 26, 2010
Leaf Animal Activity for Fall - featured October 8, 2010
Let's Learn about Down Syndrome: Video for Siblings and Classmates of Kids with Ds - featured December 6, 2009
Limiting Pencil Grip" Don'ts" - featured October 16, 2009
LiteracyCenter.Net - Therapist Resource of the Week - featured June 4, 2010
Lose the Training Wheels! Making Two-Wheeling a Reality for Kids with Autism and Other Disabilities - featured July 10, 2009
Make a Plastic Face Toy from Recycled Materials - featured September 27, 2011
Make Your Own Ink Dabber - featured November 6, 2009
Montessori Sensory Tubs: Sand Play Without a Sandbox - featured July 10, 2009
More Bullying Resources in the News
Motor Magic Activity - featured February 12, 2010
Movement Math - Activity of the Week, - featured January 27, 2011
No Words Needed - Interactive Games for Kids - featured February 19, 2010
One-Cut Books - featured December 10, 2010
Organize a Sensory Showtime Event in Your Town - featured September 4, 2009
Paper Towel Marble Run
Pencil Grasp Activities - featured July 30, 2010
Personalized Fire Safety Plan Storybook for Children with Autism: Therapist Resource of the Week - featured March 5, 2010
Pinterest Therapy Idea of the Week: Angry Birds Outdoor Game (Great for Pediatric PT) - featured August 30, 2011
Pinterest Therapy Resource of the Week - 'Sensory World' Interactive Website - featured September 8, 2011
Plan a Therapy Talent Show - featured July 10, 2009
Push Ins: Therapist Activity of the Week - featured May 21, 2010
Resource of the Week: OTseeker - featured June 9, 2011
Resources and Activities for National Handwriting Day on January 23rd - featured January 17, 2011
Scented Christmas Crayons - Therapy Activity of the Week - featured November 29, 2010
Sensory Motor Activity - Kid Boxing - featured March 5, 2010
Sensory Motor Countdown to the Holidays - featured December 15, 2010
Sensory Ring with Music Switch - featured March 8, 2011
Sew the Alphabet - featured April 6, 2011
Simulated Envelopes to Label - featured July 11, 2011
Sounds Right - Mindfulness/Attention/Listening Game Perfect for the Easter/Spring Season - featured March 30, 2011
Special Needs Scissors and More - featured January 8, 2010
StickArt: Meditation & Mindfulness Activities for Kids
Summer Tips for Kiddos with Sensory Processing Challenges - featured July 18, 2011
Suspended Containers for Color Matching/Fine-Motor Activities - featured June 28, 2011
Swimming Stuffies - Therapy Activity of the Week - featured August 9, 2010
Thanksgiving Fine Motor Activity - featured November 15, 2010
The "Kids Health" Website for Kids from Nemours - Therapist Resource of the Week - featured August 20, 2010
The Paralysis Resource Center at ChristopherReeve.org - featured October 1, 2010
The Sensory Smart Parent Blog - featured July 2, 2010
Therapeutic Play with Playdough - featured December 1, 2010
Therapist Activity of the Week: Tactile Paint - featured July 9, 2010
Therapy Activity of the Week: 'Zoom' - Wake up the Hand and Ready the Brain for Writing! - featured May 18, 2011
Therapy Activity of the Week: Outdoor Bingo - featured June 7, 2011
Therapy Activity of the Week: The Infinity Walk - featured June 20, 2011
Therapy Activity of the Week: Kids Yoga Pose - The Camel / Ustrasana - featured October 11, 2010
Therapy Activity: Sensory Motor Activity for Fall - featured September 24, 2010
Therapy Resource of the Week: Mr. Potato Head - featured September 15, 2010
Therapy Resource of the Week: Therapy Street for Kids - featured August 24, 2011
Toys R Us Toy Guide for Differently Abled Kids - Therapist Resource of the Week - featured September 3, 2010
What Can We Do With Water at Home - featured November 13, 2009
What Can We Do With Water at Home - featured November 13, 2009
What Can We Do With Water at Home - featured November 13, 2009
Working with Schools - from Raising a Sensory Smart Child - Therapist Resource of the Week: featured June 11, 2010

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