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Give a Pumpkin a Haircut Craft!

Give a Pumpkin a Haircut Craft!

Give a Pumpkin a Haircut Craft! This is a fun activity for the Fall!    Materials needed:   6-7 inch lengths of colored yarn, orange play doh, scissors, wiggly eyes, tape, glue Directions:    Lay the strips of yard together and tape one end tightly.  Glue the end into...

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Pipe Cleaner Figures and Drawing Activity

Pipe Cleaner Figures and Drawing Activity

                                    Pipe Cleaner Figures and Drawing Activity   This is a fun writing topic and also includes an excellent visual motor activity to teach children how to draw a person. All you need are pipe cleaners, and markers or a pencil!  After...

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Shaving Cream Puff Creature

Shaving Cream Puff Creature

Shaving Cream Puff Creature   FUN!   Materials needed:   Shaving cream Dixie cup 2 teaspoons glue 1/2 teaspoon paint (I use biocolor paint or colorations paint from Discount School Supply but any paint or food coloring would work) Craft foam pieces and scissors Index...

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TANGRAMS for special education

TANGRAMS for special education

Tangrams are fun!  Sometimes the curriculum is a little complicated, so I created this simple file that is FULL of activities for special education!   The visual motor components are slightly easier, with visual cues.   So easy to do!           Learn about tangrams!  ...

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Differentiated Craft – Sheep

Differentiated Craft – Sheep

Differentiated Craft - Sheep   Do you need an art project or craft that is easy and simple, yet works on fine motor skills? I LOVE these sponge sticks from Discount School Supply!   Here is the link for the sponge sticks:     ...

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Draw a Scarecrow Pastel Technique

Draw a Scarecrow Pastel Technique

Draw a Scarecrow Pastel Technique   Sooo many of my craft projects involve pastel crayons.  I think I love how you can blend colors so well with the pastels. At my clinic, the students draw fun art projects, and then write about the projects using differentiated...

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Jan McCleskey

Jan McCleskey

Occupational Therapist

I am Jan McCleskey creator of the Fine Motor Store and owner of The Handwriting Clinic

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