First things first . . .
The purpose of this website is to provide resources
for parents who want to carry over occupational
therapy activities with their child at home. The
information provided here does not replace therapy
or medical care provided by a qualified therapist or
These activities are safe for most children.
However, some activities or materials may be
inadvisable for children who have certain allergies
or medical conditions. It is recommended that you
consult your child's medical provider or therapist
before engaging in the activities you have selected.
Occupational Therapy (OT) is a health care
profession that helps individuals with disabilities achieve
their maximum level of independence in all areas of daily
living, including work, play, self care and school.
Occupational therapists work in a variety of treatment
settings including hospitals, nursing homes, outpatient
clinics and schools, to name a few. The information in this
website is focused on OT services for preschool and
school aged children.
In the school setting, occupational therapists focus
on the daily occupations of school life. They work with
students who have disabilities to achieve success in the
classroom and across all school environments.
Specifically, therapists help students develop fine motor
skills, visual motor (eye-hand coordination) skills, sensory
regulation and physical access to help make learning and
is your short cut to finding therapeutic activities to enhance
your child's school occupational therapy program.