There are so many benefits of scooter boards along with a variety of activities and uses. Most kids immediately gravitate towards them when they see them; especially once they know how to use them, all the ways they can use them, and the feedback they receive during and after … [Read more...] about The Benefits of Scooter Boards
In my house, we love a nightly dance party. It's critical for my boys to expend some energy, laugh, and connect with mom and dad after a long day. We've been having a great time with some awesome new Christmas tunes with great beats as well as some classics. Here are our Top 25 … [Read more...] about Christmas Dance Party Playlist
Vision The all-important sense that the majority of us have, but most take for granted. This article walks you through the role our eyes play as we learn to write—specifically how important they are in helping us to size, place, and proportion everything. Pre-Writing … [Read more...] about Visual Boundaries: What’s the Big Deal?
10 Tried & True Favorites Here are 10 games for handwriting practice. They are semi-sorted by age appropriateness from youngest to oldest while attempting to factor in the complexity of each game and the ability to adjust the amount of writing required. It's quite … [Read more...] about Games for Handwriting Practice
Working on a vertical surface is one of the best activities children can do to make themselves more successful in many areas. I believe it’s the equivalent of Tummy Time as an infant which builds all those foundational skills required for the all-important task of handwriting. … [Read more...] about Benefits of Working on a Vertical Surface
7 questions answered about WooTape Whether you’re the parent or teacher making the comments, or the OT listening; these handwriting concerns seem to play on repeat. “He writes too big” “She can’t get her letters to sit on the line, they’re all over the … [Read more...] about I scream, You scream, we all scream for… WooTape!