Developing a Fine Motor Program for Classroom or Therapy

Grade Levels
PreK - 1st, Staff
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29 pages


Developing a Fine Motor Program for Classroom or Therapy - Article by Jan McCleskey, MA, OTR

This is an article for teachers or for occupational therapists, to teach how to develop a program for classroom or therapy for fine motor skills. Perfect for a training inservice for staff.

Contents of training article:

Developmental fine motor skills (preschool – 1st grade)

Typical and atypical grasp patterns

Research on development of grasp patterns

TIP grip protocol for developing grasp

Coloring labs

Tongs labs

Scissors labs

Preschool– Kactivities:

Wake up hands

Strong hands

Smart hands

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