Fine Motor Skill Booster
The occupational therapist-led program targets age-appropriate fine skills (writing, scissor skills, etc.) using a sensory-motor approach. These 1:1 sessions will be 45-minutes long and are provided in a safe and fun environment. A block of 5 sessions is recommended to maximize the benefit.
Children entering grades 1-3 in September 2020.
Sessions can be schedule daily for 1 week, weekly or bi-weekly.
Session 1: Screening of fine motor skills including: writing, drawing, cutting, in-hand manipulation, zippers, buttons, shoelaces.
Session 2-5: Tailored to meet the needs identified during the screening. The following skills will be targeted based on needs:
- Improve messy printing or try cursive writing
- Improve scissor skills
- Master buttons, zippers, and shoelaces
**Clients will be provided with a home program to allow for practice between sessions.**
Interprofessional Clinic at Perley Rideau – 1750 Russell Rd. Ottawa, ON
Given the current COVID-19 precautions, we are limiting as many high-contact surfaces as possible. If you are unable to provide the equipment listed please inform us and other arrangements can be made.
- Sharpened pencil
- 3-5 markers of different colours
- Child-sized scissors with good cutting blades (ex. Fiskars, LIVINGO, Scotch, etc. – Available at most Staples, Michael’s, Grand & Toy, Scholar’s Choice stores).