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Therapy Chair

This is a little chair that I made over a year ago for one of my clients.  I had it posted somewhere else, and thought that I would add it here.  Honestly, it takes a long time to make, but it is cheap, and did exactly what I wanted it to…
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Cootie Catcher (Fortune Teller)

Any square piece of paper can be made into a Cootie Catcher. Fold two corners together and crease firmly. unfold.  Then fold the other two corners together and crease again. Fold each corner point into the center. flip it over…
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Creating Reusable Activities

A lot of the time, I will go to see a patient/student/client, and will create an activity right there on the spot.  I don't always plan ahead too much.  When I want to do that activity again, I make it up again.  This is mostly with pen and…
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great website with lots of ideas

Here is a great OT website that has lots of ideas on it.  http://www.therapystreetforkids.com/index.html.
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Therapy Must Be Fun

Oh My!!  Have Mercy.  I just talked to a parent and she said that last year the therapist that they saw practiced letters all year.  That is all that they did in therapy.  It was totally boring for the child and he still can't write his…
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Bouncy Ball Hand Skills

Bouncy balls. Gotta love em. They come in all sizes, and as their name suggests, boy are they bouncy. I love this activity because you can be so concrete with your directions. Hold the blue ball with your finger and thumb. Now put the blue…