7 steps to improving your child's grasp pattern Have you ever wondered what the “ideal” grasp pattern is? Do you wonder if your child is on the right track to a “functional pencil grasp”? Or are you still unsure what a “mature grasp pattern” even is? Those are a lot of … [Read more...] about My kid has a funky grasp!
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Check out these awesome games for fine motor development to help your child build foundational strength and coordination in a functional way. Pancake Pile-up A sequencing game for kids a young as 3. It can be played sitting or as a relay race, helping children develop … [Read more...] about Best Games for Fine Motor Development
Hi...I’m Avital Shuster, a mom of 3 and a pediatric occupational therapist. I’m also the creator of OTPlan .com (a search engine for pediatric activity ideas), Skills in a Box (a subscription service that provides developmental activity ideas based on specific skills), and … [Read more...] about OT Motor Box Challenge by OTPlan
Put-in Boxes for Easy, At-Home Fine Motor Development I know that since we’ve been stuck at home for several months, you might feel like your child isn't getting the fine motor development they "need", whether or not they’ve been participating in virtual therapy or you're just … [Read more...] about DIY Put-in Boxes
Gift wrapping supports skills needed all year long As you (hopefully) know by now, I always have my OT goggles on; looking for the developmental skills offered in any and all tasks of daily life. My goal at WooTherapy is to share my therapeutic perspective and help you … [Read more...] about Gift Wrapping
’Tis the season for holiday traditions, family get-togethers, and likely a lot of time in the kitchen! Between turkey dinners, baking exchanges, and holiday treats, food is often one of the main attractions this time of year. Do you do any of your holiday cooking with … [Read more...] about Holiday Cooking with Kids