Developing a Fine Motor Program for Children - Article by Jan McCleskey, MA, OTR
Ever wonder how to work on fine motor skills from an occupational therapists perspective? This is a comprehensive article that will go over hand skills and intervention techniques for children ages 3 - 6. This article specifically addresses treatment and developmental activities to promote grasp on a pencil and hand strengthening. This article is written for occupational therapists, to empower therapists to develop fine motor programs for preschoolers. However, it is simple enough to for parents and teachers to understand the majority of the article. This is a perfect staff development article for preschool teachers, occupational therapists, and parents. Just copy the handouts, and the training inservice is ready to present! Would you like more information? Jan McCleskey frequently does workshops on an international basis, for fine motor and handwriting skills. Information about sponsoring a workshop is on www.TheHandwritingClinic.com
Even better - visit Jan McCleskey's store on Teachers Pay Teachers! She has an entire store of printable activities for fine motor development. She also sells some of the First Strokes Fine Motor Products as hard goods in her store on Teachers Pay Teachers.
This article is comprehensive, timely, and important! Follow Jan McCleskey on Teachers Pay Teachers for updated activities for fine motor skills!