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
Triwall is cardboard that is 3 layers thick. In therapy we use it to make floor sitters and other positioning devices. It is nice and strong, and easy to cut and glue together. Here is a video I found on the web about how to make your own triwall.
I ran across a blog that posts projects that they have done using only recycled toilet paper and paper towel rolls. It is called TPcraft.com. They have a post where they made a magnetic marble run using paper towel rolls. It looks really cool. Here is a picture of their finished product. Go check it
Playing with sidewalk chalk can work on and use a lot of different skills during therapy, and is a good activity. Using short pieces of chalk forces the fingers to use a tripod grasp, by using the index, second finger, and thumb. Writing on the sidewalk is also good for range of motion because the
These cardboard bricks are a large motor building toy that creates fun during other activities by incorporating the building and knocking down element. The best part about these bricks is that they are so much fun to knock down. When building with these bricks, a young child has to use both hands because the bricks