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Latest Occupational Therapy Activity Ideas

Hearts and Oval Butterfly

This is a fun activity for the spring, or any time of the year. The child is working on strengthening his fine motor integration skills by drawing shapes and on his cutting skills. Coloring the butterfly, decorating it, and twisting the pipe cleaners, is good for working on fine motor control and manual dexterity skills.

Melting Rainbow

This activity promotes fine motor control and strengthens the small muscles of the child’s hand.

Multi Step Shamrock

This is a fun visual motor craft for St. Patrick’s day. The activity has multiple steps, which works on the child’s motor planning skills, in addition to promoting fine motor and visual motor skills as the child traces, cuts, and glues the different materials. For this activity, it is recommended to use green, yellow, or gold objects (i.e pipe cleaners, tissue paper, green pasta, etc.)

Spelling Push Ups

The child will be working on receiving and processing propreoceptive input while laying prone on the therapy ball. This activity also works on trunk control and upper extremities strengthening.

Lunch Box

This activity works on fine manual control skills by cutting and folding construction paper to make a decorated lunch box.

Tactile Container

This activity works on tactile processing and stereognosis allowing the child to be exposed to a variety of textures.

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