Crazy Punch Dots! Winter Themed Fine Motor Activities for Math Centers, early childhood or kindergarten centers, or fine motor therapy. Created by Jan McCleskey, MA, OTR from The Handwriting Clinic in Plano, Texas for use in schools to promote a blend of academic goals and fine motor goals! Fine Motor Skills are important! Crazy 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 to follow a maze/pattern.
Developed by Jan McCleskey, MA, OTR from The Handwriting Clinic in Plano, Texas - this fun, fall 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 clip art from file
Place over craft foam or a mouse pad
Use a golf tee or other puncher, to punch along the dots.
Also included is a therapeutic adaptation 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).
FUN! Tried and tested at The Handwriting Clinic in Plano, Texas. Punching is one of the students favorite fine motor labs!