Occupational Therapy

FUN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY TIPS for YOUNG LEARNERS

• Trace a letter on your child’s back and have them guess and write the letter on a piece of paper. Take turns and have them trace a letter on your back.

• Finger paint letters

• Write letters on the sidewalk with chalk

• Trace letters in the sand

• Form letters out of play dough or clay

• Make cookie letters. Having your child form the letters by rolling the dough and putting the pieces together.

• Make letters with pipe cleaners

• Draw letters with your finger on the carpet

• Decorate a letter collage using glitter, puffy paint, and markers.

• Use different types of pencils for writing practice (gel pens, colored pencils, scented markers, crayons, etc.)

• Rainbow writing- trace letters with red, orange, yellow, green, blue and purple