OT Activity of the Day (Wednesday)
Feed Me - Using the tongs to pick up cotton balls or small object helps reinforce functional grasp as the child holds the tongs in the same manner she would hold a writing tool or scissors. In addition, this activity works on visual perception as the child has to place the object through the opening.
Skills: Cutting, Finger Strength, Hand Arches/Separation, Motor Planning, Tripod Grasp, Visual Perception, and Writing
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