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Activities, activity printable, child, Clothespin Activities, elementary school age, fine-motor, games, hand strengthening, Handwriting, Motor Planning, OT, Printable, visual perceptual

Bug Splat Race Clothespin Games

I was searching for small rolling toys to use in a game and I came across these Cars Micro Drifters. They didn’t work for the game I was looking to use them for, but they were the perfect size and have a roller ball under them, so they move exactly the way I wanted them […]

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Activities, activity printable, bimanual, child, Clothespin Activities, Crossing Midline, elementary school age, fine-motor, Free Printable, games, hand strengthening, Motor Planning, OT, preschool, Printable, Reach and grasp, Trunk strengthening, upper extremity strengthening, visual perceptual

Simple matching with clothespins

This is a very simple activity that is easily used with a scooterboard or other motor activity.  You start with clothespins at one end of the room with numbers written on them.  The child attaches the clothespins to the bottom of their shirt.  You could have a ribbon for them to attach them to if […]

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Activities, child, elementary school age, fine-motor, hand strengthening, Handwriting, in-hand manipulation, Motor Planning, OT, preschool, recycled

Big mouth creature for feeding pom poms to

I saw this cute little creature on Pinterest, but it originally came from a blog called The Preschool Experiment.  He was so easy to make, and adds some fun to placing objects into a container. He is made out of a clean parmesan cheese container, and all he needs is pom pom eyes with googly […]

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Activities, activity printable, bimanual, child, Clothespin Activities, elementary school age, felt, fine-motor, Free Printable, hand strengthening, OT, Paper, Printable, Scissor Cutting, spring

Frog clothespin animal for finger strength

I saw a picture of wooden frog pieces glued onto a clothespin on pinterest, and I thought that it was a great idea, and that I needed to make one for kids to play with when working with Clothespins and finger strengthening. I made the frog picture in photoshop, and then cut him in half.  […]

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Activities, Clothespin Activities, fine-motor, games, hand strengthening, Handwriting, Motor Planning, OT, Reach and grasp

Easy Clothespin Board made with Hot glue and sheet protector

This week as I was driving to work, I came up with a way to make the clothespin frame for the games using much more accessible supplies. I had thought of this one before, but thought that it might not work, and might be too difficult, but I was wrong. It works well, and it […]