Old McDonald on a Ball E,I,E,I,O

You will need: Farm animals on a string (This one is from ALEX toys available for purchase at MissMancy’s AMAZON Shop) Exercise Ball (Purchase at your local Sports Store) The Activity: I like using this activity to help children strengthen their abdominal muscles. I give them as much support as they need to succeed but

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Cutting Long Legs

You will need: Scissors (I like Fiskars best..available for purchase at MissMancy’s AMAZON Shop) Heavy stock paper or construction paper Markers or crayons The Activity: Here is a really fun way to get ANY child to enjoy cutting. First I draw the face of their favorite character at the top of an 8×3 inch piece of

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Reusable Plastic Pockets

You will need: Clear Plastic Sleeve (I purchased this one locally at ACE School Supplies) Clear Plastic sheet protectors (Easier to find…You can purchase at any Office Supply Store) Dry erase markers (use thick and odorless ones) Paper and light-colored markers OR worksheets you’d like to be able to reuse Trick of the Trade: When

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Spin-to-Win Spelling

You will need: Spin to Win Game (This is an old game but you can play the same game with BeyBlades at MissMancy’s AMAZON Shop) The Activity: There are certain games that I come across as a therapist that children absolutely adore and cannot get enough of. Spin-to-Win is one of those games. Kids ask

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Get a Grip on your ABCs

You will need:  Grabber (You can purchase a similar one here on MissMancy’s AMAZON Shop) Foam letters (You can purchase these Dora letters here on MissMancy’s AMAZON Shop) The Activity: This is a fun way to teach letters and sounds while working on hand strength. Lay out 8 to 10 letters all over the room and ask your

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Scooter Make and Break

You will need: Make and Break Game (Available here for purchase at MissMancy’s AMAZON Shop) Scooter board (Available here for purchase at MissMancy’s AMAZON Shop) The Activity: I love finding activities that combine more than one therapeutic goals. When working on core strength I often use a scooter board and combine it with a fine motor or perceptual

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