Fine Motor Skills for 2 Year Olds Episode 72

On this episode, I talk about some of the fine motor skills I look for as an Occupational Therapist when playing with a child between the ages of 24-36 months or 2-3 years.

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Melissa and Doug Shape Sorter Activity Bag

This is an excellent game for toddlers!  Practice matching shapes and putting toys into a container.  Great for cognitive skills, fine motor, and language all in one activity!


10 Activities for your 2 year old Episode 50

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In this episode I will talk about 10 activities that you can do with your 2 year old to not only enjoy with them, but work on developmental skills at the same time!

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Melissa and Doug Shapes Puzzle


A great chunky wooden inset puzzle for toddlers to practice their fine motor skills and matching skills. You can also work on language for labeling the shapes and colors!


Jumbo Nuts and Bolts Set for Fine Motor Skills


This game is great for bilateral skills – using both hands together to turn the pieces. Wrist control and hand coordination is used to twist the pieces to come off or go back on.


Mini Muffin Match Up for Fine Motor Skills


Fine Motor Skills are used in this game to use the tongs to pick up the pieces, and to use fingers to get the pieces out of the muffin tin. Great for matching and cognitive skills as well!


Fine Motor Skills in Occupational Therapy Episode 29

On this episode, I discuss the history of the profession of Occupational Therapy in the United States. I also discuss fine motor skills in kids and adults including crossing midline and bilateral coordination.

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Gutman, Sharon A. “Influence of the U.S. Military and Occupational Therapy Reconstruction Aides in World War I on the Development of Occupational Therapy.” American Journal of Occupational Therapy, American Occupational Therapy Association, 1 Mar. 1995, ajot.aota.org/article.aspx?articleid=1870396. Accessed 6 Sept. 2017.

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Down Syndrome and Early Intervention Episode 19 Child Development

On this episode I discuss early intervention strategies and considerations for babies children with Down Syndrome. Information is presented about what low tone and laxity of joints are. Issues surrounding feeding, fine motor, gross motor, and cognitive skills are discussed.

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Research Article:
International Journal of Science Culture and SportJune2016: 4(2)ISSN : 2148-1148Doi :10.14486/IntJSCS509
Sehmus ASLAN1, Ummuhan BAS ASLAN
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