Working on Pincer Grasp

Working on Pincer Grasp

Activities to Develop a Pincer Grasp Pincer grasp (sometimes called “pincher”) is an important fine motor building block for everything from self feeding to dressing to handwriting. As children grow and develop, they move from using their whole hand, to their fingers, ultimately graduating to using a neat pincer grasp to manipulate tiny objects– making […]

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Bilateral Coordination: what is it and why is it important?

Bilateral Coordination: what is it and why is it important?

Bilateral Coordination What is it? Bilateral coordination refers to moving both sides of the body together, in intentional and accurate ways. It is a good indicator that both sides of the brain are communicating and charing information effectively. Bilateral coordination can be: Symmetrical: coordinating both sides of the body to do the same movement (such as […]

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Father’s Day Craft

Father’s Day Craft

Happy Father’s Day from Project Play! It is a privilege to work alongside so many incredible dads here at Project Play Therapy. We appreciate each of you and all you do for your kids to help them grow and reach their fullest potential.   Need a simple craft this Father’s Day? Download our free “You’re […]

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Mother’s Day Crafts

Mother’s Day Crafts

Project Play Therapy wishes you a Happy Mother’s Day!   We are honored to get to partner with so many incredible moms here at Project Play Therapy. We thank you for selflessly giving you time and energy to help your children grow. From driving your kids to and from therapy, collaborating with therapists, helping your […]

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Tips & Tricks for Zippering

Tips & Tricks for Zippering

Let’s Talk About Zippers! Mastering dressing and fastener skills are important steps toward independence for any child. Zipping involves important skills like bilateral coordination, motor planning, pinch strength, maintaining an open thumb web space, and visual motor integration. Today, we’ll learn about some strategies to help your child conquer zipping!   Click here to watch […]

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