You can put manipulatives into any container, but when you make the container into a creature that is hungry, it makes it so much more fun to do the work. I saw this cute little creature on Pinterest, but it originally came from a blog called The Preschool Experiment. He was so easy to make,
Mature and refined grasp patterns, as well as in hand manipulation, require use of the small finger muscles, and they use the two sides of the hands separately. It can be challenging learning how to coordinate the pinky finger side of the hand separately from the index finger side of the hand. Similar movements are
When looking in my therapy bag, there are a few things that I always have with me. For higher level fine motor work, I always like to have small little manipulatives and some Training Chopsticks. I have posted about these items before, but they really are a great go to item that works on the
Just a glimpse of the fun had this week with tennis ball heads. I have another post about the tennis ball heads that turn into vampires.
Here is an easy bingo game for some Valentine’s Day fine motor fun. This activity was submitted by Barbara Bailey. Make the dice by fastening corresponding colors to a wooden or foam cube. To play the game, pour candy hearts into a paper plate. Each player roles the dice and uses either a pickle picker,