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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 (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



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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