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Ice Cream Scooper OT activity
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 OT activity
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 OT activity
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 OT activity
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 OT activity
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