Best Occupational Therapy Activities for Children
Make a Sensory Bin
Sensory bins are an excellent way to promote various skills. For example, many autistic or SPD children are sensitive to certain textures.
A sensory bins can is a fun way to introduce them to a variety of tactile experiences! This activity can also promote visual perception skills, language skills and fine motor skills.
To create a sensory bins , simply collect common household items and place them in a plastic container. Items may include cotton balls, uncooked rice or beans, popcorn, cut paper, coins.
It is important to know your child’s unique sensory preferences in order not to overwhelm them, but also to develop important skills. It is also very important not leave your child alone while playing with objects that can present a choking hazard.