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September 14, 2016

Occupational Therapy & Developmental Milestones (Pre-K and Kindergartners)


Occupational Therapy & Developmental Milestones (Pre-K and Kindergartners)

Visual/Fine Motor Skills:
  • Grasps crayons and pencils maturely
  • Cuts square with slight deviations
  • Begins to copy diagonal lines
  • Draws a person with 6-10 body parts
  • Completes 7-12 piece puzzles
  • Colors within the lines with minimal deviations
Self-Help Skills:
  • Eats independently
  • May want to help set table and serve themselves
  • Toilets independently
  • Dresses self with little or no help
  • Brushes teeth
  • Washes hands without help

Suggested Toys/Activities:

  • stencils
  • arts and crafts materials
  • cutting and pasting
  • dress-up clothes
  • finger paints

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