Craft Jack-O-Lantern using pins and face parts for fine motor skills

I was in a speech therapist’s room this week and she had a foam craft pumpkin with foam jack-o-lantern face parts stuck on using velcro.  This was cute, and I was just going to show pictures of her pumpkin, and then I found some foam face parts at Michaels.  I pinned those parts on, but wasn’t thrilled with them all, so I made some of my own and then laminated them. I made them from my magnetic Mr. Potato Head {Read More}

Pool Writing Using Sponges

The pool is a fun and important place to spend time in during the summer months. You can add some fun word activities and even incorporate some writing to the fun of summer. I cut up some packs of sponges (but you could use craft foam just as easily) into quarters and wrote letters on them with permanent markers. I had enough pieces of sponge to have the full alphabet 2-3 times. The kids that I had doing this activity {Read More}

Foam and duct tape pencil case

This craft is to make a pencil case out of a sheet of craft foam and duct tape. It is very quick and easy to do, and it is not messy. It does take some skill to put the duct tape in the right places. We used colored duct tape from Michael’s to make it pretty. You start by folding up the bottom so that it is roughly folded in thirds. You then duct tape the sides to hold it {Read More}