Category: Fine Motor Skills

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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Grab ‘n Go Yarn

by: Paige Troutman OT Student at UT Memphis

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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

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A Few of Our Favorite Toys 2015

The holidays are here!  As pediatric therapists, we are often asked about toys.  We want toys that are fun, functional and work on a variety of developmental skills.  Here is a great checklist created by American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)

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Kool-Aid Playdough

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