How Children Learn their Names in 3 Important Stages
There are 3 clear stages that children go through as they are learning their names in preschool-- recognize, spell and write them.
Name Practice Sheets for Learning to Spell Names in Preschool
These name practice sheets teach children how to recognize their own name but to also spell their names, both of which kindergarten teachers really like!
Uppercase Little Letters Clip Cards, Dry erase, alphabet, flash cards, laminated, trace, busy bags, formations, key ring, learn to write
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Fine motor activity using a spiky ball and loom bands - Laughing Kids Learn
Here is a simple fine motor activity using a spiky ball and loom bands. It's lots of fun for preschoolers or children needing to build their hand muscles for writing and gripping objects. Occupational therapist would also be very interested in this easy idea for kids.
Christmas Gift Idea Número Dos
Same creative sis-in-law, made this for my older boys! Yet another genius pinterest find! She said she found the plastic holders at Office Max(I think) and bought the set of traceable letters off etsy! Buy a couple metal rings and a dry erase marker and it makes the perfect gift for a preschooler that they can use over and over again. I love it!
Free ABC Letter Find Uppercase or Lowercase
We have totally loved the ABC Letter Find Printable and the ABC Letter Find Uppercase & Lowercase. We have been working on just uppercase or lowercase letters. I thought it would be fun to have another set for us to
Handwriting Practice Workbook
English worksheets for 6 year olds to help build pencil control This printable handwriting workbook is a really handy example of our handwriting workbook for 6-year-olds that are great for supporting emergent writers. When using these English worksheets, children are encouraged to build fine motor skills in how to hold and manoeuvre their pencil. They're a great way to boost handwriting practice for kids.Made up of 10 worksheets, this literacy handwriting resource encourages kids to practise…
In-hand Manipulation for Functional Tasks and a Letter Activity - The OT Toolbox
Toys and tools for working on in-hand manipulation skills in kids, perfect for handwriting, pencil use, buttoning, scissor use, zippering, and more from an Occupational Therapist.
Pre-Writing Skills: Essential for Early Learners - Liz's Early Learning Spot
According to research pre-writing skills or writing readiness activities are an essential foundation for learning to write successfully. Here's why and how!
12 Days of Freebies: Day 7
Welcome to day 7 of the 12 Days of Giving! I hop you have been able to use some of these freebies in your classroom! Be sure to stop by each day to grab your freebie and check out the daily deal. Day 7 My students have been enjoying all of these candy cane goodies! ... Read More about 12 Days of Freebies: Day 7
Some peeks into how we're applying the advice and suggestions from the squibs' therapists into our daily play at home... Wall "Painting" It's water. In a bowl. And big brushes. Voila. They were completely enthralled. Lots of bending and reaching... ...throw in a couch cushion to work on some balancing skills... ...and change the brush size and vessel used for Pudge, so she can practice talking her two hands into working together while doing different jobs. (In this case, one hand holds the…
Occupational Therapy Activities Using Tongs - The OT Toolbox
One of the most popular posts here on The OT Toolbox is our 31 Days of Occupational Therapy Activities. It was a couple of years back that we shared 31 different occupational therapy activities using free or inexpensive materials. Since then, so many of you have checked out that list of activities. I wanted to ... Read more