Finish the Holiday Pictures – December Edition

There is a new item in the store from Your Therapy Source.  It is called Finish the Holiday Pictures – December Edition, and it is an activity to work on visual perceptual skills and copying pictures, with a December theme.  It includes 20 pictures of patterns to copy with a December holiday theme.  There are 10 easy pictures and 10 more difficult pictures to copy. Materials: Finish the Holiday Pictures download Skills: handwriting and drawing practice visual focus attention to {Read More}

Cute Christmas Tree Crafts

I have had a sad lack of holiday crafts here, so here is a quick post to show some pictures of some cute Christmas tree crafts that I saw in a classroom today. The first one is made out of painted paper plates and then decorated. The next one is green triangles that are graduated sizes, and glued together to make a tree. Looking to find printable activities? You can find them in the community shop

Marshmallow Men

We made some men out of marshmallows and toothpicks, and they were delicious.  We used multiple sizes of marshmallows for the different parts, and connected the parts with toothpicks. Some of these men were looking very funny, but they all tasted good in the end.  This is a fun food play activity to combine food and fine motor skills.  Sticking the mini marshmallows on the end of the toothpicks can require some skill.  It is great for working with both {Read More}

Ice Cream Cone Christmas Trees

One of the Kindergarten classes that I visited today was making Christmas Trees out of ice cream cones. First you get a sugar cone, the kind with the pointy tip. Then you spread green frosting all over the cone. You can use red licorice strings as garland, and sprinkle it with colored sugar sprinkles. This is a quick and easy activity that is fun and yummy. The client practices spreading with a knife in a fun way, and the spreading {Read More}

Making Christmas Trees with torn paper

I did this activity on Monday.  I used the christmas tree cutting template that I made.  We cut out the shapes and glued them in place on one side of a piece of paper.  On the other side of the paper, I made lines to write on.  My client colored her tree first, but I left mine white.  In retrospect it would have been even nicer if I had used the template that was already colored.  We then tore up {Read More}