Stringing cheerios onto pipe cleaners

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I work with a child that needs to improve her fine motor skills, but she puts everything in her mouth. She enjoys the marble run, but I am nervous about using it with her. I decided to try stringing cheerios as a good edible fine motor activity.

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My client is not ready to string the cheerios onto a string, so we ar putting them on a pipe cleaner. Honey comb is a fun alternative with many holes to string through.

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Materials:

  • Pipe cleaner
  • Cheerios (or honeycomb)

Skills:

  • Fine motor
  • Fine motor precision

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Tonya is a pediatric Occupational Therapist, and loves creating things to work on skills and solve problems.

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