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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 Occupational Therapy Activities

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Attention OTs! Try these Christmas occupational therapy activities with your students, and create holiday-themed crafts like gingerbread salt dough and paper snowflakes to improve fine motor skills. “The Christmas season is a hectic and chaotic time.  With holiday parties, altered schedules, and never-ending to-do lists, Christmas can be overwhelming for adults and kids.  Children see… Read More »

Fun 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 out the list of fun pumpkin activities for the classroom here!   Get apps and activities delivered to your inbox monthly: https://txsource.com/newsletter Looking for a therapy job? Check out our current… Read More »

50 Earth Day Activities for Kids

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Speech-Language Pathologists

Need a few creative ways to celebrate Earth Day? The earth day activities for kids 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… Read More »