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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 (Thursday)

Stamp it up - This fun activity works on tripod grasp. Using a small stamp requires the child to use his fingers in a similar way of grasping a writing tool.

Skills: Crossing Midline, Eye-Hand Coordination, Hand Arches/Separation, Tripod Grasp, and Visual Motor



Latest Occupational Therapy Activity Ideas

Wind Sock - Create a Wind Sock using craft sticks, markers, toilet paper roll, glue, tape, string, and tissue paper. Promote fine motor control, cutting, bilateral hand use, and visual motor skills.

Promotes: Bilateral Hand Use, Cutting, Fine Motor Control, and Visual Motor

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Fathers Day Bow Ties - Father's Day craft activity. Promote motor planning, bilateral hand use, and cutting skills by creating bow ties made out of hand prints.

Promotes: Bilateral Hand Use, Cutting, Eye-Hand Coordination, Fine Motor Control, Finger Strength, Motor Planning, and Tactile Perception

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Felt Bird - Create a toy felt bird and promote cutting, tactile perception, and motor planning.

Promotes: Bilateral Hand Use, Cutting, Fine Motor Control, Motor Planning, Tactile Perception, and Visual Motor

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Paper Roll Sheep - Work on tactile perception, hand dexterity, and visual motor by creating a sheep figure out of toilet roll and cotton balls.

Promotes: Bilateral Hand Use, Cutting, Fine Motor Control, Grasp, Hand Dexterity, Pincer Grasp, Tactile Perception, and Visual Motor

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Finger Puppet Mouse - Create a finger puppet mouse while working on visual motor and eye-hand coordination skills using construction paper and glue.

Promotes: Bilateral Hand Use, Cutting, Eye-Hand Coordination, and Visual Motor

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