May 2014

Mrs Gobble: In-hand manipulation

May 8th, 2014|

Mrs Gobble was created to improve finger dexterity.  She will make a regular appearance in future blogs where I am using materials such as beads, coins and pom pom's.  Good pencil control requires the fingers to move in [...]

Wet Chalk Drawing

May 3rd, 2014|

The contrast of chalk on black paper is a great medium for artwork. However it can look a bit messy and with kids can become frustrating if the chalk smudges as in the picture. A [...]

Bilateral Bus

May 3rd, 2014|

Bilateral Coordination is when both sides of the body work together in a smooth and coordinated way. In this activity I am encouraging Little M to use both her hands to do the same thing [...]

Alphabet Matching 3D – 2D

May 3rd, 2014|

Magnetic letters are very versatile and a great way for your child to touch and feel a 3D letter. This helps your child imprint the letter into their memory as it gives them a multi-dimensional [...]

Bubble Letters

May 3rd, 2014|

I am a recovering hoarder and to this day still pause for a moment before I throw away my recycling. But I draw the line at cereal boxes. I use each and every one of [...]

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Improve Attention and Focus : Healthy Eating Plan

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As OT’s we see children with a variety of conditions and concerns.  One of the most common issues seen in school aged children includes children who find it challenging to remain focused and attentive.  This [...]

Blanket Fort

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Indoor play building a blanket fort.  Little M loves the thrill off building a fort and then snuggling up inside with her soft toys.  She enters a world of imagination and comfort often reading to her [...]