If you too are passionate about teaching handwriting skills, as I am, don’t miss this post. Read More.
Ideas to promote oral awareness and hygiene!
We all know that building classroom community is HUGE, and that the time we invest from the beginning will pay off -big time. Learning to identify names, write names, and say classmate’s names is essential for classroom community in preschool and kindergarten. Here are some cool ways to get started!
Is this too difficult for this child right now? We all know that finding the just right challenge for our students is essential! By following a developmental sequence of writing expectations we can avoid many behavioral problems.
Watch this Awesome Guy show us his amazing growth in hand skills in one year’s time. It all began here when he learned to isolate his index finger, but take a look at him now! Also learn an Occupational therapist’s trick for teaching pencil grasp to a child with low muscle tone and poor hand strength!
What are tongs, tweezers, and clips? How can each of them be used to enhance fine motor development?
Take a look at the apps I use in therapy and read about two super guys in action!
When children are just beginning to write, we often ask then to draw their ideas too. Do you have children who don’t know how to draw what they want to draw, who lack confidence, draw the same thing every day, or just don’t like to draw?
Yesterday my best and longest work pal, Ms Marion, the best Physical Therapist ever, put together this fishing for numbers activity. This was one spot on her hopping and balancing adventure, a Friday favorite with the preschool kiddos. Read more and get your Number Writing Freebie!