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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

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.

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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

Paper Turkey

This activity promotes visual motor skills by working on grasp, cutting, and fine motor control.

Ribbon Sorter

This activity works on pincer grasp by sorting different colored ribbons using tweezers.

Holiday Gifts

This activity provides the child with proprioceptive input by using a scooter board or animal walk.

Tic Tac Write

The child will work on letter recognition, letter formation, and letter placement/sizing.

Crab Walk Soccer

This activity provides proprioceptive input by using a crab-walk. In addition, the child is working on perception of movement and balance.

Finger Twister

This activity addresses finger isolation, direction following, and color recognition by playing a mini twister game.

Ball Bopp

This activity promotes eye-hand coordination, visual perception (tracking), and upper body strength if done in prone.

Spaghetti Stringing

This activity works on grasp and manual dexterity/in-hand manipulation by stringing small objects on spaghetti.

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