motor skills

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 Gross Motor Games for Winter

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Keep your students moving this winter with these gross motor exercises for the classroom. Try putting your own spin on these activities and share your success stories in the comments section below! Find the list here.   Looking for a therapy job? Check out our current openings: https://jobs.txsource.com Get apps and activities delivered to your… 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:  http://bit.ly/TXsourcenewsletter Looking for a therapy job? Check out our… Read More »

Turkey Squishy Bag: A Super Simple Sensory Activity

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Improve fine-motor skills and arm strength with the help of this Thanksgiving-themed sensory bag. How can you incorporate this activity into your next lesson plan? let us know in the comments section below! Click here to learn more.

4 Simple Strengthening Games for the Classroom

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Use resistance bands to improve fine motor skills, gross motor skills, posture, and more! Click here to discover how with these quick and easy strengthening games.

5 Fall Books for Speech Therapy

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Speech-Language Pathologists

Target sequencing, vocabulary, and more by incorporating these autumn-themed children’s books (and a few activities) into your next lesson plan. Take a look!       Get apps and activities delivered to your inbox monthly: http://bit.ly/TXsourcenewsletter Looking for a therapy job? Check out our current opening: http://jobs.txsource.net

20 Kinesthetic Learning Activities for Kids

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Occupational Therapists, Speech-Language Pathologists

Make your next lesson plan more fun and engaging by incorporating movement! Click here to learn how.  

35 Sensory Activities to Help Students with SPD

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sensory activites

This excellent SPD resource of 35 Sensory Activities is inclusive of creative activities and DIY projects to aide students with sensory processing disorders both at home, and in the classroom. Take a look!         Get apps and activities delivered to your inbox monthly: http://bit.ly/TXsourcenewsletter Looking for a therapy job? Check out our current… 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: http://bit.ly/TXsourcenewsletter Looking for a therapy job? Check out our current opening: http://jobs.txsource.net

3 PT Activities for Kids with Down Syndrome

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School Physical Therapists

In honor of both Down Syndrome Awareness Month and National Physical Therapy Month, take a look at these PT actives that help children with Down Syndrome strengthen their hamstrings and quads. Click here for the article.