With higher level kids, I look for activities that will challenge them mentally as well as physically. Paper folding can be challenging visual-perceptually as well as the difficulty with fine motor and manipulating the paper in the right way. A cute website that has different toy patterns to print, cut, and fold out of paper is called The Toy Maker. She has a whole page of free printables, and she has a book on amazon too called The Toymaker’s Christmas: Paper Toys You Can Make Yourself. I am going to try making the marble mice.
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Tonya is a pediatric Occupational Therapist, and loves creating things to work on skills and solve problems.