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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

Water Board Tracing

This activity encourages and promotes pre writing skills by allowing the child to practice letter formation using a paint brush and water.

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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

Leveled Cup

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

Tactile Cards

This activity provides tactile and visual input. In addition, it reinforces letter or sight word recognition.

Talking Scissors

This is a pre-cutting activity that helps the child in learning the proper way to open and close scissors.

Crossing Colors

This activity promotes crossing midline and functional grasp by drawing between vertical lines while standing.

Strengthening Clothespins

This fun activity promotes the child’s finger strength through the play with clothespins. The child will also strengthen color matching skills.

The Battle of the Bottles

This activity provides heavy work through lifting and carrying. The child receives proprioceptive input which may help in strengthening the upper body and improve body awareness.

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