If you are like most parents, the thought of trying to figure out how to keep your children entertained during the holiday break can give you a massive amount of stress and anxiety. To help cure the holiday break blues, we complied a list of holiday activities your kids are sure to enjoy. Christmas Color By Number-This is such a great activity for visual scanning and fine motor skills. Paper Ball Reindeer Craft-An adorable and easy craft that promotes cutting skills. Love it!
Spring Break has begun and the kid's are home! We realize a lot of you may be at a loss for what to do with this sudden block of time, so we found a cool article full of fun activities for kid's. And the best part is, all of these crafts and projects are filled with different skills that they address! The activity list is from tipjunkie and you can read it here. Find an activity that works for your children, and have a fun filled break! #sensory #tipjunkie #activitiesforkids
The ADA has come up with a very clever and fun way to teach children about dental health. The link here provides coloring sheets, a story, connect the dots, and other projects that have facts about dental health. Not only are the sheets informative, but they are also nice to help target fine motor and visual motor skills, as well as reading comprehension. #americadentalassociation #nationalchildren39 #sdentalhealthmonth #otactivities #awareness #communityresources #crafts #de
The next few days have some bad weather forecasts, and if school gets cancelled, you'll be desperate for activities to keep your kiddos entertained. Check out this blog we found for some cheap and easy OT approved fine motor activities to keep your little ones (and their hands!) busy here. #occupationaltherapy #finemotor #keepkidsentertained #badweatherdays #simplecrafts #cheapcrafts #kids #OTactivities #activitiesforkids
Hands On As We Grow has posted a list of 21 crafts for Valentine's Day that we highly recommend! These crafts are not only too cute to pass up, but also address various skills. Most have a fine motor, visual motor, and bilateral hand skills element to them. So check out the list here and make fun gifts for Valentine's Day! #valentinesday #crafts #projectsforkids #holiday #preschoolcrafts #finemotor #visualmotor #bilateralcoordination #OTactivities #occupationaltherapy
February is also National Children's Dental Health Month. The American Dental Association works hard each to promote good dental health for all children in America. Tom's of Maine released the great infographic above, with a lot of interesting facts about childhood dental health. We didn't know a lot of the facts listed above! The ADA also has released a fun activity pack for kids to help promote better dental health. You can download the packet here. A lot of the activities