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Feed Me

Using the tongs to pick up cotton balls or small object helps reinforce functional grasp as the child holds the tongs in the same manner she would hold a writing tool or scissors. In addition, this activity works on visual perception as the child has to place the object through the opening.

Playdough Therapy Treasure

This activity is designed to strengthen the child’s finger muscles and to develop pincer grasp. Using different media and textures such as playdough , Floam© or Silly Putty© is good for developing the child’s tactile sense.

Cherry Grasp

Using the tweezers to pick up the cherries helps reinforce functional grasp as the child holds the tongs in the same manner writing tool or scissors should be held. In addition, this activity works on visual perception as the child has to retrieve the cherry from a group of other cherries and place it into a small bucket.

Rainbow of Skills

This is a fun activity that promotes the child’s fine motor skills and works mainly on bilateral use of hands and pincer grasp as the child tears the construction paper into small pieces.

Thumb Opposition with Finger Paint

This activity assists with thumb opposition and with developing the arches of the hand. In addition, this activity addresses sensory processing as it provides tactile input.

Running Water

Develop and strengthen finger muscles which may contribute to a proper grasp of writing tools.

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