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Growing Hands-On Kids

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Growing Hands-On Kids
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Developmental tips, tools, and strategies for growing hands-on kids. I use my background as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant to provide child development resources for parents, teachers, and other therapists.
 
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By Growing Hands-On Kids
Support your child at home or your students through telehealth and at-home carryover with this 112-page home-based development activities packet. Easily create an at-home program for your student or client based on developmentally age-appropriate
Subjects:
Occupational Therapy, Special Education
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Printables
$15.00
$10.00
12
Digital Download ZIP (21.61 MB)
By Growing Hands-On Kids
Have you ever felt like others just don’t get it when it comes to Sensory Processing?Do you wish that you had better tools to help prevent your child’s or student’s sensory meltdowns?Do you want to understand your child or student’s behavior?Are you
Subjects:
Life Skills, Occupational Therapy, For Administrators
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
EBooks, Printables, Other
$19.99
1
Digital Download PDF (3.41 MB)
By Growing Hands-On Kids
Developmental Tips, Tools, and Strategies for Handwriting Readiness. Why are pre-writing skills important for handwriting? In this brand new ebook, Heather takes a look at the research on why pre-writing skills are crucial for your child’s future
Subjects:
Handwriting
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Worksheets, For Parents, Activities
$12.00
4
Digital Download PDF (2.37 MB)
By Growing Hands-On Kids
Get the following products in this Pre-Writing Skills Digital Starter Kit:The Basics of Pre-Writing Skills - Developmental Tips, Tools, and Strategies for Handwriting Readiness | $12.00 value | Digital Download Product. You’ll discover the
Subjects:
Occupational Therapy, Handwriting
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Activities, Printables
$37.00
$20.00
Bundle
By Growing Hands-On Kids
Encourage fine motor skill development in your children or students with this fine motor skills starter kit.What you get:Basics of Fine Motor Skills - Developmental Activities for Kids. In Basics of Fine Motor Skills, you’ll learn which skills are
Subjects:
Occupational Therapy, Handwriting, Early Intervention
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Activities, EBooks, Printables
$35.00
$25.00
3
Digital Download ZIP (20.09 MB)
By Growing Hands-On Kids
The On the Farm Pre-Writing Activity Packet includes 30 pages of fine motor and visual motor activities for your preschooler that will help to enhance their pre-writing skills.What are pre-writing skills and lines? They are lines and shapes that
Subjects:
Occupational Therapy, Handwriting, Special Education
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten
Types:
For Parents, Activities, Printables
$8.00
3
Digital Download PDF (32.67 MB)
By Growing Hands-On Kids
Encourage Proper Pre-Writing, Letter, and Number Formations with these Direction Cards. This 65-page digital download gives you detailed verbal directions for pre-writing line, letter, and number formations. The formation wording of these cards
Subjects:
Occupational Therapy, Handwriting, Special Education
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Printables
$7.00
Digital Download PDF (1.15 MB)
By Growing Hands-On Kids
In Basics of Fine Motor Skills, you’ll learn which skills are important for fine motor development, plus what fine motor development looks like in children at all age levels.Your go-to-guide for everything fine motor related, it’s the perfect
Subjects:
Occupational Therapy, Handwriting, Special Education
Grades:
PreK, Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
For Parents, EBooks
$15.00
3
Digital Download PDF (6.51 MB)
By Growing Hands-On Kids
Beat the summer boredom blues and explore the world of our eight senses through hands-on activities in a fun summer day camp format. This program gives you step-by-step directions, sensory word of the day scripts, supply lists, coloring pages, and
Subjects:
Occupational Therapy, Special Education, Other (Specialty)
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
For Parents, Activities, Printables
$19.99
2
Digital Download PDF (4.24 MB)
By Growing Hands-On Kids
Child development checklists for the following areas of development:Gross motor skills ages 0-6Fine motor skills ages 0-6Visual-motor skills ages 0-6Pre-Writing line development 0-6Scissor skill development 0-6Pencil grasp developmentAll ages are
Subjects:
Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Special Education
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten
Types:
Handouts, Printables
$10.00
1
Digital Download PDF (0.65 MB)
By Growing Hands-On Kids
Use these fun autumn-themed brain break cards of sensory breaks throughout your school day. Exercises included: Galloping around the pumpkin patch Heel walk through the pumpkin patch Tiptoe through the pumpkin patch Sidestep around the pumpkin patch
Subjects:
Occupational Therapy, Physical Education, Special Education
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
For Parents, Activities, Fun Stuff
$2.00
Digital Download PDF (2.59 MB)
By Growing Hands-On Kids
The Emotions Cards (digital download/PDF) come with 12 different common emotions that help describe and explain each emotion for your child or student.The front includes the emotion along with a graphic that gives a visual representation of each
Subjects:
Life Skills, Occupational Therapy, Special Education
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
For Parents, Printables
$10.00
Digital Download PDF (2.81 MB)
By Growing Hands-On Kids
Help promote mastery of pre-writing lines and shapes with your preschool, Prek and Kindergarten age children. These ocean animal and farm animal themed pages will encourage pre-writing practice with: Horizontal linesVertical lines Circle shapes
Subjects:
Occupational Therapy, Handwriting, Special Education
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten
Types:
Activities, Printables
$2.50
Digital Download PDF (2.00 MB)
By Growing Hands-On Kids
Cursive letters are more fluid and require more circular, wave, and loop strokes compared to print pre-writing lines. Print pre-writing lines follow a developmental sequence, which I wrote about in my book Basic Shapes for Beginners.From the
Subjects:
Occupational Therapy, Handwriting, Special Education
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
FREE
4
Digital Download PDF (2.62 MB)
By Growing Hands-On Kids
Explore what typical hand grasp development looks like with these 12 hand grasp cards. Each card provides a grasp name, typical ages it develops, a short and easy to understand description of that grasp, and a picture of each hand grasp. 13 cards
Subjects:
Occupational Therapy, Other (Specialty)
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Printables
$5.00
1
Digital Download PDF (1.61 MB)
By Growing Hands-On Kids
These hand warm-up activity cards for perfect for beginning stretching or warm-up activity before beginning fine motor or handwriting activities. Get 11 activity cards, plus each is designed to be printed with the warm-up exercise picture on the
Subjects:
Occupational Therapy, Handwriting, Special Education
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
For Parents, Activities, Printables
$5.00
1
Digital Download PDF (3.19 MB)
By Growing Hands-On Kids
Encourage fine motor skills and pre-writing with these adorable alphabet and number playdough mats.This bundle includes:Fun with Food Alphabet Playdough Mats (uppercase)Alphabet Friends Playdough Mats (lowercase)Counting with Cookies Playdough Mats
Subjects:
Occupational Therapy, Handwriting, Special Education
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
For Parents, Fun Stuff, Printables
$5.00
1
Digital Download PDF (8.56 MB)
By Growing Hands-On Kids
Handwriting is one of the most important skills your child will ever learn in their academic life. But the beginning of handwriting starts long before your child ever learns to write their first letter. In Basic Shapes for Beginners, you will learn
Subjects:
Occupational Therapy, Handwriting, Special Education
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten
Types:
For Parents, Activities, EBooks
$12.00
Digital Download PDF (2.14 MB)
By Growing Hands-On Kids
The Under the Ocean Pre-Writing Activity Packet includes 35 pages of fine motor and visual motor activities for your preschooler that will help to enhance their pre-writing skills.What are pre-writing skills and lines? They are lines and shapes that
Subjects:
Occupational Therapy, Handwriting, Special Education
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$8.00
Digital Download PDF (2.50 MB)
By Growing Hands-On Kids
The Sensory System Printable guides give you 8 PDF handouts that you can use to share about sensory processing with family members, friends, or hang in your classroom or therapy rooms. Each printable is colorfully designed and gives a general
Subjects:
Occupational Therapy, Special Education
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Printables
$8.00
Digital Download PDF (0.26 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Heather Greutman is a Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant with school-based pediatric experience for Preschool through 12th grade.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Eclectic hands-on approach with Montessori inspired activities. Task box systems, sensory play, and a focus on fine motor, gross motor, and visual motor skills.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Yet to be added

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Homeschooled K-12. Graduated as an Occupational Therapy Assistant in 2006. Certified and Licensed in the state of Ohio.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I have two children, age 6 and 3. I also own my own website at www.growinghandsonkids.com.

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