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Colored Ice Cubes

This is a great activity for hot summer days. This fun activity reinforces pincer grasp and assists in strengthening the arches of the hand. Playing with water also provides tactile input.

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.

Sorting Buttons

This simple activity assists in developing fine motor skills especially focusing on pincer grasp and thumb opposition.

Squirt Till it Drops

This activity should be done outdoors. The squirting motion strengthens the hand muscles and promotes bilateral coordination. When using the squirt bottle to draw shapes or write letters, this activity also develops visual motor skills.

A Slippery Fish

This activity promotes the use of scissors and helps the child imitate movements that are similar to the ones used for cutting. In addition, this activity develops the child’s sensory processing through exposing him/her to the touch of water.

Touch and Match

This activity provides the child with tactile input as he digs in the selected media to find matching objects. The goal is to have the child use an appropriate grasp while pulling the object out of the container.

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