OT Activity of the Day (Friday)
Midline Passing - Work on crossing midline by passing an object between 2 or more participants.
Skills: Core Strengthening, Crossing Midline, Motor Planning, and Upper Body Strength
- Work on pincer grasp, finger strength, fine motor control, and cutting while creating a colorful butterfly using clothespins and construction paper.
Promotes: Bilateral Hand Use, Cutting, Fine Motor Control, Finger Strength, Motor Planning, Pincer Grasp, Visual Motor, and Visual Perception
Paper Roll Caterpillar
- Promote cutting skills, pincer grasp, bilateral hand use, and imagination by creating a caterpillar. Each little creature you make can be unique depending on how long you make it, the colors you use and how the caterpillar is decorated.
Promotes: Bilateral Hand Use, Cutting, Fine Motor Control, Hand Dexterity, Motor Planning, Pincer Grasp, and Tactile Perception
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