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Encouraging Writing – fine motor visual motor activities we like

As I posted yesterday about the fine motor visual motor activities suggested by 6 year old Cutie Pie’s OT, today I’m sharing the fun ‘Vision Activities’ suggested. Pop balloons Balloon volleyball Flashlight tag (catching each others circle of light) Flashlight object search Water balloon catch Pouring water back and forth using containers with different size …

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Encouraging Writing – fine motor visual motor activities we like

As I posted yesterday about the fine motor visual motor activities suggested by 6 year old Cutie Pie’s OT, today I’m sharing the fun ‘Vision Activities’ suggested. Pop balloonsBalloon volleyballFlashlight tag (catching each others circle of light)Flashlight object searchWater balloon catchPouring water back and forth using containers with different size mouthsPlay high five while looking …

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Encourage Writing – Fine Motor Visual Motor Activities

*Disclaimer: These ideas are not totally my own. I have been given some resources by the Occupational Therapists at my child’s school to help with his handwriting at home, unfortunately not all came with sources attached. I’m simply sharing these ideas in hopes that by seeing how they are helping my child they can help …

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Encouraging Writing – Fine Motor Activities

Last week I posted about Cutie Pie having a little difficulty with his writing. Today I thought I’d share a section of a basic list of fine motor activities that Occupational Therapy sent home for us to work on for a month to work on coordination, concentration. Please remember, these aren’t something I am taking credit …

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Encouraging Writing – Fine Motor Activities

Last week I posted about Cutie Pie having a little difficulty with his writing. Today I thought I’d share a section of a basic list of fine motor activities that Occupational Therapy sent home for us to work on for a month to work on coordination, concentration. Please remember, these aren’t something I am taking credit …

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Encourage Writing in Young Children

I personally love to download different fonts for projects from the computer. There are so many different handwriting fonts that I’m seeing. This got me to thinking that everyone writes differently. I think sometimes we perceive our children learning to write through the same method, be it handwriting without tears or another means, with the end …

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Encourage Writing in Young Children

I personally love to download different fonts for projects from the computer. There are so many different handwriting fonts that I’m seeing. This got me to thinking that everyone writes differently. I think sometimes we perceive our children learning to write through the same method, be it handwriting without tears or another means, with the end …

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Encourage Writing – Prayer Box

Do you pray with your child and record their requests? Six year old Cutie Pie’s Sunday School teacher gave him a box, originally for writing down prayer requests. At night when we pray he now draws his prayer requests rather than writing them since drawing is something he loves to do. A prayer box is …

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Encourage Writing – Prayer Box

Do you pray with your child and record their requests? Six year old Cutie Pie’s Sunday School teacher gave him a box, originally for writing down prayer requests. At night when we pray he now draws his prayer requests rather than writing them since drawing is something he loves to do. A prayer box is …

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Pet Helper

Remember a bit ago I posted about the family now having a fish tank? Cutie Pie’s science interest has really been fueled, so much that he even likes to help clean the tank! I love that his interest in animals has carried over to the aquarium and all that it entails. He’s learning about responsibility, …

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Spring Fun in the snow?

Many of you had spring break last week, but this week it’s our turn here in the North East. The only thing is, it doesn’t look much like spring out there! It snowed yesterday and today (so far!)  The really pretty snow, at least, but still with mud hiding underneath, so it isn’t that much …

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