Searched Activities

A Day at the Beach Obstacle Course

This obstacle course helps in providing light proprioceptive input through lifting and carrying and through raising and lowering the body. In addition, the child is working on improving body awareness.

Ice Painting

This cold and fun activity helps in developing tripod grasp as well as sensory processing.

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.

Crumples

Develop manual dexterity and strengthening the finger muscles by crumpling tissue paper into small balls.

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.

PickUp Straws Game

This activity is good for children who work on their pincer grasp or on finger separation/thumb opposition. You can ask the child to use his thumb and pointer, thumb and middle finger, thumb and ring finger, or thumb and pinkie, to pick up the straws. For this game, you can use colorful straws, pens, colored pencils, toothpicks or pipe-cleaners.

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