Valentines Sensory Bin

valentines day sensory bin

Today I have a Valentines sensory bin that is so easy to set up, and you can use the materials you have on hand, while helping kids develop fine motor skills, eye-hand coordination, crossing midline, and so much more. Sometimes simple play ideas are the best.  A simple bin of corn (or dried beans/peas/lentils/sand/flour/rocks…) and … Read more

Valentines Day I Spy

Valentines Day I Spy

This Valentines Day I Spy is a fun activity for developing skills in visual perception, eye-hand coordination, and more. Add it to your collection of Valentine’s Day occupational therapy activities for a fun way to build skills!  Can you believe it is Valentine’s day already?  Although this is considered a “greeting card” holiday made up for the benefit of selling products, children LOVE … Read more

Sensory Handwriting Backyard Summer Camp

handwriting camp

Have you ever thought about running a handwriting tutor session or a Summer handwriting camp? A handwriting camp is a great way to support the Summer slide when it comes to handwriting skills, or work on a few handwriting activities in fun and engaging ways over the summer months. Summer Handwriting Camp Ideas Summer is … Read more

Olfactory Sensory Activities

olfactory sensory activities

Here, you’ll find olfactory sensory activities and Scented ways to play and learn this week. The sense of smell is a great way to impact learning, and scented activities are not just fun. You can add these scented play ideas in smell sensory activities for toddlers, preschoolers, and older ages. Use the sense of smell … Read more

Valentines Cursive Alphabet Uppercase and Lowercase Activity

Valentine uppercase and lowercase cursive activity

This post includes a FREE download of the Valentine Cursive Alphabet Uppercase and Lowercase printable. Start here with understanding how to teach cursive…then check out this post on which cursive letters to teach first. Then use the free cursive letters printable at the bottom of this page to work on cursive letter writing with a … Read more

Valentines Hole Punch cards

Valentines Day hole punch cards

Today’s post is highlighting a new activity, the Valentines Hole Punch Card. This is a great tool to add to your Valentine’s Day occupational therapy activities, while using a hand strengthening activity with a heart theme. There has long been a debate about the validity of Valentine’s day.  Some claim it to be a “Hallmark … Read more