Tag Archives: OT

Repetition Key to Fostering Healthy Eating Habits in Early Childhood

[Source: Psych Central] Early childhood is a critical period for establishing healthy eating behaviors, yet many preschoolers in the United States are not meeting dietary recommendations. Now, new research suggests the best way to develop healthy eating habits is to consistently expose … Continue reading


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Bean Bag Balance Game

[Source:  Pink Oatmeal] Are you looking for a fun game that also promotes balance?  You need to try the bean bag balance game.  It’s super simple and you probably have most things that you need around your home!  The bean … Continue reading


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OT Corner: Fine Motor Activities to Encourage Good Pencil Grip

[Source:  The Melissa and Doug Blog] These play-based fine motor activities are provided for the Melissa & Doug blog by Cindy Utzinger,  pediatric Occupational Therapist. Holding a pencil correctly- why does something that looks so easy seem so hard to teach … Continue reading


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Teaching Phonics Using Pool Noodles

[Source:  We Are Teachers] Pool noodles are available everywhere during the summer, and they’re inexpensive, too. So it’s a great time to stock up for fun, hands-on classroom activities, like Pool Noodle Phonics. What You Need: To make this hands-on … Continue reading


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Simon Says – Body Awareness and Motor Planning Activity

[Content and Image Source:  Your Therapy Source] Here is a fun, new freebie from the latest download, Simon Says.  Print off these 9 cards to play a quick game of Simon Says.  Can the children copy the body poses exactly? … Continue reading


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