Let’s Write On the Door

The sliding glass door that is. With washable markers please. I will not be held responsible for the permanent marker on your walls. Writing on a vertical surface is great practice because it puts the wrist into extension and strengthens the arm muscles. It is hard to work on using just your fingers though when using a vertical surface, so you won’t be focusing on that dynamic tripod grasp. You can usually find a good surface to write on (just protect {Read More}

Marble Maze

Keep in mind that marbles are a choking hazard so you have to watch little ones around them. That said, little ones love watching the marbles go down the ramp. There are some ramps with larger balls that are safe for the younger set. There are multiple levels of therapeutic value with a Marble Maze. Starting with the basic skills, it encourages reach and grasp to pick up the marbles and place them on the maze. Motor control and visual perceptual {Read More}

Bouncy Balls and Cups

This can be a wild bouncy ball activity. Be prepared to chase balls everywhere. You stand at one end of a table with the client at the other end. You then roll Bouncy Balls one at a time across the table, and the client has to catch them in a cup as they roll off of the table.  If you have more than one person at a time, they can do the activity together.  This would be a great game {Read More}