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Ice Cream Scooper

Scooping ice cream is a fun activity that promotes ADL skills. In this activity, we combine finger strength with the development of cutting skills, as the child makes his own ice cream in a cone.

Skills: ADL (?)Activities of daily living (ADL) are routine activities that people tend do everyday without needing assistance. There are six basic ADLs: eating, bathing, dressing, toileting, transferring (walking) and continence., Bilateral Hand Use (?)The use of both hands simultaneously, in a controlled manner, to perform an activity (i.e. clapping hands, using your one hand to hold a pencil while the other is used to stabilize the paper). , Cutting, Eye-Hand Coordination, Fine Motor Control, Finger Strength, Forearm Pronation, Grasp, Pincer Grasp, and Visual Motor

Therapy Treasure

This activity is designed to strengthen the child's finger muscles and to develop pincer grasp. Using different media and textures such as Play-Doh© ,Floam© or Silly Putty© is good for developing the child???s tactile sense.

Skills: Finger Strength, Hand Arches/Separation, Pincer Grasp, and Sensory Processing

Birthday Cake

This activity primarily focuses on fine motor skills and hand strengthening. You can grade this project to involve as many skills as necessary.

Skills: Bilateral Hand Use (?)The use of both hands simultaneously, in a controlled manner, to perform an activity (i.e. clapping hands, using your one hand to hold a pencil while the other is used to stabilize the paper). , Finger Strength, Pincer Grasp, Proprioception , and Self Help (Feeding)

Holiday Gifts

This activity provides the child with proprioceptive input by using a scooter board or animal walk.

Skills: Motor Planning, Proprioception , and Upper Body Strength

Spaghetti Stringing

This activity works on grasp and manual dexterity/in-hand manipulation by stringing small objects on spaghetti.

Skills: Eye-Hand Coordination, Fine Motor Control, Finger Strength, Grasp, Hand Dexterity, In-hand Manipulation, Pincer Control, Pincer Grasp, Tripod Grasp, and Visual Perception