Includes over 100 theme-based activities, appropriate for ages 3 to 9, that were designed by therapists with over 15 years of experience working with young children. Organized by months of the year, it's easy to find appropriate therapeutic activities that reinforce the lesson topic of the day. Features lesson plans with goals, approximate time to complete, materials needed, objectives, detailed procedures, adaptations for those with special needs, and suggestions for multilevel instruction. Letters home explain the rationale for each activity and how parents or caregivers can reinforce the lessons. Indispensable for school-based therapists and teachers!
• Contents: Theories of Motor Development, Activity Goals, Activity Goal Descriptions, Monthly Activities and Parent Letters, Appendix: Activity Subjects for Letters of the Alphabet, Adaptations, Recipe Section.
• Written by Patricia Andermeier, OTR, BCP, Joan Kryzanowski, MS, OTR, BCP and Kristina Keller Moir, OTR, BCP. Paperback, 392 pages, 1998.