OT Corner: Make a Fine Motor Balance Tree
[Source: Therapy Fun Zone]
It is great to work on fine motor control away from the body, as that gives more of a challenge to the muscle control. You have to have control and coordination to balance and stack small objects onto a surface. i have the game scatterpillar scramble, and wanted to make a similar motor activity that I could us in multiple ways.
I wanted to make it easy to use to match colors, so I printed colors at the right intervals on a piece of paper and made a tube out of the paper. Then I put colored craft sticks through the tube to make a balance tree. The craft sticks come out of all sides of the tube, and match the colored parts of the paper.
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