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OTPlan helps you find pediatric occupational therapy activity ideas by skills to promote and common everyday materials.

Each activity details the purpose, materials needed, process, and how-to images.

All activities are added by a licensed and registered pediatric occupational therapist.

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Activity of The Day

Dream Catcher

In addition to the strengthening of the finger muscles, this activity helps in developing the child’s cutting skills as the child imitates the cutting motion by using a single hole puncher.

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Fun activities and tools to develop and promote fine motor, visual motor, and sensory processing skills.

Latest Occupational Therapy Activity Ideas

Tactile Paint

This activity promotes the child visual motor skills and improves finger isolation. In addition, the child also works on processing of tactile input as he moves his fingers along the paint.

Toss it Catch it

The activity is designed for children as young as 2 years old and works on eye-hand coordination and the development of large motor skills. In addition, this activity requires team work and direct interaction between the child and the therapist/caregiver.

Fun Jar

In this activity the child will strengthen his grasping skills and eye-hand coordination skills by inserting pipe cleaners or straws into the holes of a spice/herb jar.

Easter Eggs Match

Easter Eggs are so fun! Bright colors and so many creative ways to use them! In this activity, the child works on bilateral hand use and grading his force when putting the eggs together, and on visual perception as he tries to match the 2 colors as shown on the cards.

Leveled Cup

Promote forearm pronation by filling up paper cups using water bottles.

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