Activities Using Household Items

Click on the link to view activities to work on functional skills at home. Having your child practice everyday tasks (functional tasks) will help your child become more independent at home and at school. Completing functional tasks also helps to build their fine motor skills! https://www.yourtherapysource.com/blog1/2017/08/16/functional-fine-motor-activities/

Click on the link to learn about fine motor activities to try at home using household items. http://mamaot.com/fine-motor-activities-using-household-items/

Click on the video below to watch activities to try at home using a paper towel or toilet paper roll. Please supervise your child during all cutting activities and remind them to watch their fingers while cutting. The skills addressed are: cutting, grasping, hand strengthening, bilateral coordination, eye hand coordination, and dexterity skills. https://youtu.be/kMleXJ9IWlA

Click on the video below to learn about fine motor activities your child can try at home. Skills addressed: grasping, hand strengthening, bilateral coordination, eye hand coordination, object manipulation, and dexterity skills. Practicing opening containers at home will help your child become more independent at school during lunch time and help them manipulate classroom materials. https://youtu.be/HRP8VH74m2M

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