BACK TO SCHOOL THEMED: Fine Motor Punch Dots: Numbers and a - z sequences
Punch out letters and numbers in the correct sequence!
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
5. Sequencing numbers 1 - 25, 1 - 50, 1 - 100 along a path
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!