Posted by: Margaret Bassi, OTR/L , Kari A. Meeks, OT on Apr 15, 2020


There are many ways to use the supplies and toys you have in new ways to encourage the development of imagination, turn taking, finger control and strength, problem solving and handwriting. Doing meaningful, new activities can be helpful for the whole family.

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