🎃 Mini-Pumpkin Motor Activities
Mini pumpkins you can find at your grocery store offer lots of opportunities for kids to practice balance, core strength and force modulation to stack them.
Check out a few ideas in this little video.
🍁Fall Leaf Clothespin Activities
Got kids that are working on body awareness, washing their bodies thoroughly, or increasing awareness of one side of their body that they ignore (hemiplegic or stroke affected)?
Try these clothespin Activities for
🍁Vestibular processing- right/left movements
🍁Midline crossing- activating both sides of the brain
🍁Sensory processing of touch (especially when blindfolded!)
Ways to grade:
-start of reaching to same side
-reach across body
-alternate right and left sides
(Make sure NOT to pinch them when putting on!)
Fall Printable Ideas
Here are some simple printables for all sorts of activities including pumpkin emotion charades, zones of regulation matching, and leaf visual perceptual matching.
🍂Leaf Matching Activities
Print two copies of leaves and use masking tape to make a tree on a wall.
-Have child cut out leaves and match to leaves on tree
-Scatter leaves on floor and pick up with scooter board, animal walks, and from swings
🎃Pumpkin Emotion Activities
Use these 8 expressive pumpkins to:
-Place on zones of regulation.
-You can also print two copies and match for visual perceptual skills.
-Use for emotion charades by pickinga card and acting out emotion for other person to guess.