Art

All About Puzzles

Puzzles are a great way to work on fine and visual motor skills, visual perceptual skills and problem solving skills. Additionally, they can also be a calming self regulation tool or rec/leisure option. There are so many different kinds of puzzles out there and it can...

All About Hand Strength

One of the main reasons students may get referred to OT relates to difficulty with fine motor skills and handwriting.  Kids are not necessarily playing the same way they used to, which can really impact development of important motor skills, especially hand strength. ...

Adapting Art: OT Tips and Tools

Art can address so many important skills, from initiating and persisting at tasks to all the fine motor skills. There’s a reason why it is one of my favorite centers to work in especially within the early childhood classroom. While art can address many...

Using Art to Target IEP Goals

Continuing the theme of generalization and really applying all of those skills that your students have worked so hard on learning all year - let's talk about art. Unfortunately, art class is sometimes cut for our general education buildings. Or if it's not cut it's...

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