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Magic-Kinetic-Moon Sand.

Courtesy of spiders   Kinetic Sand. Sand in Motion. Sands alive. Magic sand. Moon sand. Many names for the AMAZING creation that is the sand that even my most neat-freak-mummy-friends

Bendy Body Blogging

LOOKOUT: I have decided to revive my blogging habit… Before I was a hypermobility specific OT I was a general Paediatric OT who did a LOT of fine motor, gross

Teachers and Parents Pet Peeve

What is one thing teachers and parents both hate? Shoe laces.  Teachers hate having to say 20 times per day “Sally, your shoelace is undone”; “Josh, stop and fix your

Make drawing & writing more fun

Got a child who doesn’t really like handwriting? Or a child who doesn’t really take to drawing & colouring? This could be part of your answer. The Crayola Dual Sided Dry

Wikki Stix

I think Wikki Stix are a paediatric occupational therapist’s best kept secret. We LOVE Wikki Stix, and so will your children. In my experience, most parents who brought a child to therapy had

Dressing my “Ownself”

How do children actually learn to dress themselves? If you think about it, how do we learn anything? We are taught. The people around us model for us the way to

Old-school fun

Technology definitely has its benefits (I really do love technology) however, there is nothing like the old school pen and paper to develop fine motor skills appropriate for school. Pencil