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What is OTPlan?

Occupational Therapy Plan - an activity idea search engine for pediatric occupational therapy activities.   Match skills you want to work on, with materials you have, to a detailed occupational therapy treatment activity.  

OT Activity of the Day (Sunday)

Textured Paper Painting - This activity allows the child to create a unique paper texture. The goal is to promote the child's fine motor skills and control by utilizing both hands, cutting, and painting. The use of finger paint allows the child to work on processing tactile input.

Skills: Bilateral Hand Use, Cutting, Fine Motor Control, Finger Strength, Pre writing, Sensory Processing, Tactile Perception, Tripod Grasp, and Visual Motor

Latest Occupational Therapy Activity Ideas

Balance on the Web - In this activity, the child will promote motor planning skills, as he plans his route on the spider web. In addition, he will strengthen his balance skills and his core, while walking on the web lines and squatting down to pick up objects

Promotes: Balance, Body Awareness, Core Strengthening, Eye-Hand Coordination, Motor Planning, Pincer Grasp, and Visual Perception

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Hang Up a Pattern - Through the use of clothespins and a visual pattern, the child promotes visual perception skills, develops pincer grasp, and practices crossing mid-line.

Promotes: Bilateral Hand Use, Crossing Midline, Eye-Hand Coordination, Finger Strength, Grasp, Pincer Control, and Visual Perception

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Shape Finder - This game is working on the development of the child's stereognosis skills as well as promoting visual perception.

Promotes: Stereognosis and Visual Perception

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Button The Shapes - In this activity the child works on ADL (Activities of Daily Living) by promoting buttoning and visual perception skills.

Promotes: ADL, Bilateral Hand Use, Eye-Hand Coordination, and Visual Perception

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Midline Passing - Work on crossing midline by passing an object between 2 or more participants.

Promotes: Core Strengthening, Crossing Midline, Motor Planning, and Upper Body Strength

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