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Spice Shaker Activity

By: Paige Troutman, OT Graduate Student University of Tennessee, Memphis

Posted in Fine Motor Skills, Fun Activities, Speech and Language Skills

Fabric Box Activity

Created by: Paige Troutman, OT Graduate Student University of Tennessee, Memphis

Posted in Fine Motor Skills, Fun Activities, Speech and Language Skills

Animal Container Drop

Created By: Paige Troutman, OT Graduate Student University of Tennessee, Memphis

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7 Strategies to Encourage Language Skills During Play

By: Liz McMahon, MA, CCC-SLP Speech-Language Pathologist Talking with children is important for language growth and development.   How we talk to them is just as important as the words we say.  For young children and those with language delays, we

Posted in Early Intervention, Play is Important, Speech and Language Skills, Techniques and Strategies Tagged with: , ,

Grab ‘n Go Yarn

by: Paige Troutman OT Student at UT Memphis

Posted in Developmental Activities, Fine Motor Skills Tagged with: , ,

Fine Motor Skills for Children with Down Syndrome

by: Paige Troutman, OT Graduate Student University of TN Health Science Center Department of Occupational Therapy & Brightsong, LLC

Posted in Down Syndrome, Fine Motor Skills, Uncategorized Tagged with: , , ,

Giant Shape Matching

by: Paige Troutman, OT Graduate Student Giant Shape Match Activity

Posted in Fine Motor Skills, Fun Activities, Gross Motor Skills, Play is Important, Speech and Language Skills, Uncategorized Tagged with: , ,

Celebrating Handwriting Skills on National Handwriting Day

By:  Jennifer Henderson, OTR/L Occupational Therapist Brightsong, LLC Handwriting is an important “occupation” for most children. However, handwriting development does not begin when a child starts school. It actually begins at a much earlier age. Handwriting Development Tips to Encourage

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Fun with Sensory Bins

by: Jessica Oppenhuizen, OTR/L Occupational Therapist, Brightsong Sensory bins are a great tool to have around the house for a variety of reasons. Not only do they provide calming input and encourage children to tolerate and identify a variety of

Posted in Fine Motor Skills, Holidays, Sensory Processing, Speech and Language Skills Tagged with: , ,

Sensory Slime

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