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The Day I Discovered the Benefits of Slime (Recipe, How-To Video, and Occupational Therapy Activities Included!)

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Slime for Occupational Therapy

On a recent rainy weekend, my young daughter approached me with a cautiousness I immediately recognized as a sign that she was about to ask something she knew I wouldn’t like.“Mommy,” she said. “Can we make….slime?” Slime! UGH! I had only recently learned that homemade slime had evolved from a niche internet fad to a… Read More »

Keep Your Occupational Therapy Sessions Fun and Engaging With This FREE Winter Tracing Activity

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We’re all anxiously awaiting the return of consistently warmer weather…but alas, there are still several more weeks of winter to endure. 🙁 Want to keep your occupational therapy sessions fun and engaging when you’re stuck in the classroom? This (FREE!) downloadable tracing activity (full of winter-themed pictures and words) might do the trick! What skills… 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:  https://txsource.com/newsletter 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.

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: https://txsource.com/newsletter Looking for a therapy job? Check out our current… Read More »

5 Dollar Isle Finds for Therapists

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Occupational Therapists,

Are you a PT or OT on a budget? Take advantage of these dollar store items to use year round in your therapy sessions. Perfect for gross motor, fine motor, and sensory motor play. Check it out!

Ed Tech Tuesday: 50 Resources for iPads in Education

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Speech-Language Pathologists

This week on #EdTechTuesday, make sure to explore the top resources for apps in education. This list is perfect for both teachers and special educators. Take a look!

16 Inspirational Quotes for OTs

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Occupational Therapists

In need of a little motivation to help you finish out the week? Check out this collection of quotes related to daily living, being an OT, and the therapy process. Click here for the list.