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

Latest Occupational Therapy Activity Ideas

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.

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.

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