OT Corner: 5 Hand Strengthening/Spray Bottle Activities and Games
[Source: Kids Play Smarter]
There seems to be some kind of fascination that kids have with spray bottles! What better way to sneak some educational value into an already motivating game than to incorporate learning and fine motor concepts into spray bottle play! Don’t let the simplicity of these games undermine their effectiveness in improving both academics and fine motor skills.
Squeezing the squirt bottle requires great fine motor strength and mimics the hand motion needed for scissor skills and pre-writing (pencil grasp skills). Adding in educational value to these games is as limitless as your creativity. Here just a few ways to incorporate educational concepts in spray bottle play.
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