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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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Activity of The Day

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.

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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

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.

Line Em Up

This activity will help to improve attention, especially visual attention by lining up items.

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