Paper Clip Counting Cards

You will need: Colored jumbo paper clips Cue cards cut in half (or 3 X 3 inch square piece of construction paper) You can purchase this activity exclusively at MissMancy’s Shop How to make number cue cards: Cut cue cards in half and write numbers you are teaching on the cards (one number per card).

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Wiggle Pen Tracing

You will need: Wiggle pen (Available for purchase here at MissMancy’s AMAZON Shop) Paper and Marker The Activity: This is a great way to strengthen your child’s grasp on a writing utensil and to teach children to put more pressure on paper when they write/draw. I have yet to meet a child who doesn’t looove

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The Ladybug Who Lost Her Spots

You will need: Print out or drawing of a ladybug with spots Playdoh This activity is available fro purchase exclusively at MissMancy’s Shop Therapy Corner: When working on fine motor skills and in-hand manipulation, one of the skills we teach is PRECISION ROTATION WITH DISTAL FINGER TIPS. This helps shape the grasp by developing the

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Birthday Candle Twist and Turn

You will need: Play-doh Birthday candles Plastic play knife, spatula and plates (optional) You can purchase all this entire activity right here exclusively at MissMancy’s Shop  Therapy Corner: When working on fine motor skills it is important that your child learn how to use both sides of his hand simultaneously and in a coordinated manner.

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Mardi Gras Necklace Dive

You will need: Colorful necklaces (available for purchase at MissMancy’s AMAZON Shop) Exercise ball (available for purchase at MissMancy’s AMAZON Shop) Therapy Corner: Many of the children that OTs work with have weak core muscles. This includes abdominal muscles and back muscles. It is very important to work on core first as it is the center of

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The Stylus for iPad/iPhone

What you will need:  Stylus (I like this one by TARGUS…available at Missmancy’s AMAZON Shop) Gripper Tricks of the Trade: iPads and iPhones are wonderful learning tools. They offer many wonderful Apps for kids. This is a great opportunity for a child to work on a correct grasp on writing utensils. This is why I INSIST

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