My Obstacle Course Kit Item #5: Droppers, Bulb Syringes and Turkey Basters

Droppers, Bulb Syringes and Turkey Basters

Dropper, Bulb Syringe and Turkey Baster

These items are great to have in a My Obstacle Course kit because they add fun and build hand muscles with hardly any set up – just add water and some bowls or cups and you are good to go!

They also . . . → Read More: My Obstacle Course Kit Item #5: Droppers, Bulb Syringes and Turkey Basters

The Bulb Syringe- Not Just For Baby’s Nose!

I know I say this all of the time but I really do love that there are so many wonderful and unexpected items sitting right in my cupboards that allow me to help Andrew build skills! I found this bulb syringe, aka the booger bulb, while cleaning out our medicine cabinet and figured since it . . . → Read More: The Bulb Syringe- Not Just For Baby’s Nose!

My Obstacle Course Kit Item #6: Food Coloring

My Obstacle Kit Item #6: Food Coloring

When thinking about how to make activities fun in order to make building more challenging skills exciting, I thought back to teaching my “Colors” unit in kindergarten. The students loved experimenting and learning how different colors are made. I started using food coloring in My Obstacle Course station . . . → Read More: My Obstacle Course Kit Item #6: Food Coloring

Squeeze Toys For Building Hand Muscles

Andrew’s OT is working with him on strengthening his hand muscles, which in turn will help him with things like handwriting. She showed me where the muscles were located and what she was doing to help build these. That got me thinking about fun ways to work on this at home, so as I did . . . → Read More: Squeeze Toys For Building Hand Muscles