A pediatric occupational therapist.

Home Suggestions for Writing Difficulites

  1. Use shaving cream, pudding, etc to practice writing letters, words spelling list
  2. Have tray with rice, salt, grits, and practice letters, words, spelling list
  3. Make an obstacle course (including running, jumping, and writing/drawing on a vertical surface)
  4. Use play dough, flatten into a smooth surface, write on play-doh with pencil, roll into segments of letters
  5. Play games that require eye-hand coordination using gross and fine motor skills (tennsi, basketball, playing catch, fishing games, etc)
  6. Play Simon Says or the mirror game and the child has to copy body movements


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