OT & Play Time!
Play time is important for everyone! Play is the most natural way for students to engage in learning.
Here is a link to a video on the importance building Play into your daily routine https://www.aota.org/About-Occupational-Therapy/Patients-Clients/ChildrenAndYouth/video-play-important-part-of-your-day.aspx
This link is directly from the AOTA, a trusted source. The AOTA or American Occupational Therapy Association is the Professional organization that helps set guidelines for OT services in the United States.
Posted in Bilateral Coordination, Handwriting, Helpful Links, Mindfulness, Motor Planning, Sensory, Typing, Visual Motor and tagged AOTA, play by Emily Dandron, OTRL with comments disabled.
Ms. Erin’s Backyard Scavenger Hunt
Look for these items in your backyard and check them off as you find them!
For a Word document: https://iblog.dearbornschools.org/ericksonot/wp-content/uploads/sites/2702/2020/03/Backyard-Scavenger-Hunt.docx
For a PDF: https://iblog.dearbornschools.org/ericksonot/wp-content/uploads/sites/2702/2020/03/Backyard-Scavenger-Hunt.pdf
- To practice handwriting skills, answer the questions by writing in a notebook
- To practice typing skills, answer the questions by typing on a computer (be sure to use good posture and both hands)
- To practice holding your head up, moving your head, or reaching and grasping with your arms, work on these skills as your searching for items around the yard
Posted in Blogs, Handwriting, Sensory, Typing, Visual Motor and tagged handwriting, outdoors, scavenger hunt, sensory, typing, visual motor by Emily Dandron, OTRL with comments disabled.