0

Category: Fine Motor Skills

Managing fatigue in little people: Pyjama Day

Managing fatigue with hypermobility can be quite challenging, whether you’re a tiny tot, an adult, or somewhere in between. When I was working with clients with hypermobility I was introduced

The Ultimate Hypermobility-Friendly Toy List (Part 2)

….Following on from The Ultimate Hypermobility-Friendly Toy List (Part 1) (This post contains affiliate links because I stand by the educational/developmental value of these products!) Here are the remainder of

The Ultimate Hypermobility-Friendly Toy List (Part 1)

Whether it’s birthday presents or Christmas, toy shopping can be a nightmare. I’m like a bit kid in a toy shop, I love them, but I know that a lot of

Scissors & Scissor Skills

Scissor skills. One of the most common reasons a child gets referred for occupational therapy by their school teacher. The other is obviously handwriting, but we will talk about that

Gelli Baff

I warned you. I like messy play. This one goes down as one of my best messy play activities to date. Gelli Baff.  Have you ever wanted to have a

Zoob. That’s right. Zoob.

This fantastic creation is fun for everyone. Zoob. Most people haven’t heard of it… but if they have, they rave about it. Think lego, mobilo, duplo… but cooler. Zoob are

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