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Cutting the Frustration – 5 Simple Tips to Teach Scissor Skills

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Cutting the Frustration – 5 Simple Tips to Teach Scissor Skills

Wide-eyed parents surprised by the skill of their toddler’s self-imposed “haircut” may be skeptical about the importance of teaching scissor skills in the classroom. Certainly, some children just KNOW how to use scissors…right? 😉 Seriously though: it is not unusual for a child to struggle with the concept, and need assistance with at least ONE… Read More »

25 Christmas Activities for Occupational Therapy

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Attention OTs! Help your students create holiday-themed crafts like gingerbread salt dough and paper snowflakes to improve fine-motor skills.   Follow this link for more details and therapy activities. Happy holidays to all!         Get apps and activities delivered to your inbox monthly:  https://txsource.com/newsletter Looking for a therapy job? Check out our… Read More »

10 Pumpkin Activities for the Classroom

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Occupational Therapists

Get inspired by this list of classroom friendly and creative pumpkin activities, and discover how you can incorporate them into your next lesson plan. Check it out.   Get apps and activities delivered to your inbox monthly: https://txsource.com/newsletter Looking for a therapy job? Check out our current opening: http://jobs.txsource.net

50 Earth Day Activities for Kids

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Speech-Language Pathologists

In need of a few creative ways to celebrate Earth Day? The activities on this list can be used in a variety of settings, and are a great way to improve fine motor and sensory motor skills. Take a look, and discover how you can incorporate these crafts and garden games into your therapy sessions year-round.

Fun Indoor Activities to Beat the Heat

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To help beat the heat of the summer and keep you and the kids occupied in the air conditioning, here is a collection of fun and exciting science experiments! [Original Source: The Importance of Being Reese] These are the two we are most excited to try!  Coconut Volcano For this first experiment, you will need….. wait for… Read More »