Tuesday, February 26, 2019

SAINT PATRICK'S DAY WORKSHEETS


PAGE 1. FIND THE FOUR LEAF CLOVER - Visual perceptual scanning worksheet
Directions: There are 10 four-leaf clovers hidden below. Scan left to right, top to bottom, to find the hidden clovers!
PAGE 2. MAKE A WISH - Writing prompt worksheet
Directions: If you could wish for anything in the world, what would you wish for? Write your answer below and draw a picture of your wish come true. Lined paper based off of Wilson Fundations Paper.
PAGE 3. COLOR, CUT, PASTE
Directions: Color in the leprechaun, cut on the given lines, and then paste the image back together!
PAGE 4. CUT AND PASTE PUZZLE
Directions: Cut on the given lines and then paste the rainbow back together!
PAGE 5. SAINT PATRICK'S DAY SHAPES - (Pre-K Pre-Writing)
Directions: Color in the pictures, trace the shapes, and cut them out!




Click the images below to download the full packet of Saint Patrick's Day worksheets or click here!


















Friday, February 1, 2019

Free Valentine's Day Worksheets

Occupational Therapy Worksheets - Valentine's day printable - Click image for download :)



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VALENTINE'S DAY WORKSHEET: I-Spy Visual Discrimination Cupid Match

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VALENTINE'S DAY WORKSHEET: Figure-ground Discrimination Scanning I-Spy



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VALENTINE'S DAY WORKSHEET: Color and Count I-Spy Visual Scanning Color the Hearts
 



























Monday, January 14, 2019

Fine Motor Activities: Valentine's Day

Featuring: Target Mini Erasers!


1. Minion Pizza Munch

 Materials: 
- Pizza heart mini erasers - $1 Target
- Tennis ball

Extremely cute and fun activity to work on hand strengthening, hand endurance, or gross grasp. Have the child squeeze the tennis ball to open his mouth and eat a pizza!




2. Candy Heart Color Sort



Materials:
- Candy heart mini Erasers - $1 Target
- Tongs - $1 Walmart
- Containers - $1 Dollar Tree

Who doesn't love candy hearts? Sweet activity to work on finger strengthening, hand strengthening, endurance, color recognition, scanning, and matching. You can even ditch the tongs and focus on pincer grasp or in-hand manipulation!



3. Pizza Heart Stack n' Sort









Materials:
- Pizza heart mini erasers - $1 Target
- Dice - $1 Dollar Tree
- Containers - $1 Dollar Tree
- Tongs

Roll the dice and stack the pizza erasers on top of each other using the tongs! Works on finger strengthening, endurance, grading movements, dexterity, and counting. You can also roll and sort the erasers back into containers and see which container gets the most pizza love!



4. Candy Heart Stack n' Sort
Materials:
- Candy heart mini erasers - $1
- Tongs

These candy heart mini erasers are perfect for stacking and sorting. Use the tongs to pick up each eraser and make a pile for each color! Love how simple and sweet this activity is.

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Winter Writing: Fix the Mistakes

Handwriting Packet made by a pediatric occupational therapist 





These are some very common writing problems in my elementary aged students. Works on them being able to recognize and correct their writing mistakes, including:
   - Letter sizing
   - Letter height
   - Letter spacing
   - Word spacing
   - Line orientation
   - Letter reversals


Download FULL HANDWRITING PACKET here!







Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Easy $1 Winter Fine Motor Activities

STACK THE SNOWMAN
Materials:
- Mini Erasers ($1 for 60 pack from Target)
- Tongs/Tweezers

Objective:
- Use the tongs to pick up each snowman and stack them on top of each other
- Sort them into different piles according to the color on the snowman's hat
- Try to make the highest tower without the snowman falling down
- Can work on simple sorting, fine motor control, grading of movements, fine motor strengthening and endurance, crossing midline







MASON JAR STRAWS
Materials:
- Plastic mason jar ($1 from dollar tree)
- Plastic straws ($1 for 180)

Directions:
- Take out the straw provided so there is a hole on the top of the container lid
- Cut plastic straws into about 1 inch strips

Objective:
- Have the child pick up the straws and place them into the container through the hole on the lid
-Can work on pincer grasp, sorting by color, in-hand manipulation, crossing midline













CANDY CANE COLOR SORT
Materials:
- Mini Erasers ($1 for 60 pack at Target)
- Plastic containers ($1 for 10 pack at Dollar Tree)
- Foam paper / Construction paper
-Scissors / Glue

Objective:
- Place candy canes into the container according to each color
- Works on simple sorting skills
- Can use tongs or tweezers for fine motor strengthening and fine motor control
-Can have them work on in-hand manipulation skills: palm to digit translation

Directions:
- Use a scissor to cut out slots on the lids of the plastic containers (I found that poking a hole first was the best way to prevent the lid from cracking)
- Trace the top of the lid onto colored paper and cut it out
- Glue onto the top of the lid







RED NOSE REINDEER ACTIVITY 

Materials:
- Brown construction paper
- Plain white scrap paper
- Scissors, glue
-Tape, markers
-Pompoms ($1)
-Squeezing tool ($1)
(I'm actually using a nose sucker device for infants! - Can also use a turkey baster or a squirt bottle)  

Objective: 
- Use the squeezer to puff the red pompoms into the reindeer's nose
-Works on hand strengthening, hand endurance, fine motor coordination

Other game variations:
- Hungry Snowman (puffing cotton balls)
- Gumdrop Gingerbread Man (puffing pompoms)
- Feeding Santa (pompoms as 'cookies')
- Hungry Elf (pompoms as 'candy')
- Stuff The Turkey (see Thanksgiving version here)
















Monday, October 22, 2018

Free Fall Worksheets



Made by yours truly :) 
Click the links below to download FULL-SIZE FREE PRINTABLE WORKSHEETS of each activity!
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Cut & Paste Matching: Uppercase Letters

SAINT PATRICK'S DAY WORKSHEETS