OT Activities: Pre-Writing Skills

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Finger PaintingActivities You Can Do At Home
 – From CDI’s Occupational Therapists

Pre-Writing Skills

Here are some great activities to help develop your children’s pre-writing skills:

– Finger paint letters on paper   

– Paint with colored soap in the bathtub

– Trace letters in the sand with finger or stick  
Chalk

– Write letters on the sidewalk with chalk

– Form letters out of play dough or clay  

– Use a flashlight to make letters on the wall

– Use an easel to encourage wrist activity against gravity 

– Have your child lay on the floor while drawing to encourage forearm stability  

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