Geriatric Occupational Therapy
The Best Resistance Bands - Bodylastics Exercise Bands Review
Occupational therapy home health treatment hack. Dynamic standing/standing tolerance/functional reach/fine motor/finger strength activity. 97¢ clamp, free paint stirrer, resistance band, clothes pins.
I often used a rolling pin with my clients with dementia in occupational therapy. It gave great movement and stretch at the shoulder, helping the person with flexibility, strength, and endurance, and in a way that the person understands and enjoys.
Boys Need to Move: Providing Opportunities for Movement in the Montessori Classroom
Hammering nails into a stump is a Practical Life activity that teaches an important skill with a number of other excellent benefits: responsibility and caution, comfort around tools, hand eye coordination, and both gross and fine motor movement development. It's also an excellent tool for helping redirect restless or disruptive behavior positively.
Coin Sorting: Montessori-Inspired Sensorial Acitivity | Rhythms of Play
Working with sensorial materials allows children to classify the things around them. Completing these types of sorting activities will ultimately prepare them for reading and mathematics.