Links to Other Resources
The links below have been reviewed by KidsInclusive staff; however we are not responsible for the contents of the links provided. Links are provided to assist families in learning as much as they can while they wait for their assessment and beyond. Many thanks to the various organizations we have linked to.
These links do not replace the advice of doctors and therapists. Always consult with your therapist if you have questions or concerns.
www.theInspiredtreehouse.com: Free resources and ideas for both fine and gross motor skills. Check out their recent article “Easy Activities for Kids – No Supplies Needed!” for some easy at home activities you can try.
www.theottoolbox.com : A blog by an occupational therapist that includes activities and information for specific fine motor skill development, handwriting, and functional self-care skills. This post contains some simple ideas you can try at home to work on developing a pincer grasp.
https://www.prekinders.com/category/fine-motor-skills/fine-motor/: Look under the ‘Fine Motor’ learning section for free activity ideas and resources, such as how to make playdough at home!
Learning Without Tears (which includes Handwriting Without Tears and Keyboarding Without Tears) has made their ‘Distance Learning Resources’ free for 90 days. It includes some great pre-printing and printing activities available for you to access through the internet. Whether you are working on pre-printing, capital letters, lower case, or cursive writing, there are fun and interactive resources available to help.
Some of these websites have additional resources that you can purchase. We want to ensure it is clear we are not encouraging anyone to purchase resources in lieu of us providing services. Each website has FREE resources available. Talk to your therapist if you have more specific questions/looking for more additional resources.