OT Activity of the Day (Tuesday)
Toss it Catch it - The activity is designed for children as young as 2 years old and works on eye-hand coordination and the development of large motor skills. In addition, this activity requires team work and direct interaction between the child and the therapist/caregiver.
Skills: Bilateral Hand Use, Eye-Hand Coordination, Shoulder Strength, and Upper Body Strength
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