Use finger aerobics in the classroom, home or therapy clinic to work on fine motor skills needed for functional tasks. Hand aerobics are a great fine motor exercise workout before handwriting tasks for the whole class! Perfect for the school based OT.
Handwriting is COMPLICATED and one of the most common reasons for occupational therapy referrals in the primary school setting is messy handwriting. Often, kids don’t have exposure to or have never mastered the fundamental prewriting skills they need to move on to later developing handwriting skills like sizing, formation and construction, alignment, and spacing. #functionalskillsforkids
The handwriting readiness printable files on this page are for children who need to practice writing the basic shapes of the printed letter. Each file includes 4 printable worksheets. A suggested 5 week schedule is included on the page. My daughter did these lessons in kindergarten. .. D.Y. ..