FINE MOTOR: Sea Animal Themed CUED a - z Punch Dots for Centers or Therapy * Alphabet Skills * Fine Motor Skills * Punch Dots/Pokey Dots * Fine Motor Centers * Pencil Grasp Development * Eye Hand Coordination
Punch out letters in the correct sequence! For beginning learners, this is the perfect file, because students can follow the cued path as they punch. In my store, I have several alphabet punch dot activities but they are laid out randomly. I found that my younger students and students with special needs, needed a cued path. So,I created these adorable paths that cue the student to punch a - z in order. An awesome blend of academic and therapeutic activities - PERFECT for CENTERS! 50 different printable activity pages.
Fine Motor Skills are important! Punch Dots for Center Time or Therapy, is a fun way to work on:
1. Eye Hand Coordination
2. Pencil Control
3. Grasp Development
4. Sequencing the alphabet a - z
Developed by Jan McCleskey, MA, OTR from The Handwriting Clinic in Richardson, Texas - this fun, Back to School themed activity is perfect for centers and table top work. Perfect for early childhood, preschool, pre-k and kindergarten, as well as for students in occupational therapy.
Print and cut out activities from file
Place over craft foam or a mouse pad
Use a golf tee, toothpick, pencil, corn cob holder (filed dull with one prong cut off) or other puncher, to punch along the dots.
Also included is a therapeutic adaptaion to work on grasp development using a TIP grip/golf tee to further enhance dynamic control of a pencil - by bending and pointing the last joint of the thumb. (instructions included).
Alternate activity 1: Use q-tip and paint to go along a sequence
Alternate activity 2: Use pencil to color the dots along a sequence
FUN! Tried and tested at The Handwriting Clinic in Richardson, Texas. Punching is one of the students favorite fine motor labs!
OTHER PUNCH DOT FILES!
Here are some other DIFFERENT dot files, that can be used for punch dots. These ae written for students who may have less motor control. These files include larger dots that can be stamped, painted, colored, or punch dotted - very versatile files with training pages:
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