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Cutting card

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Free cutting cards can be downloaded from this weblink. It is important to provide activity when developing cutting skills.

The Toymaker- paper folding activities

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A lovely site that shows you how to make a variety of toys using paper- an ideal activity when encouraging students to use two hands.

Writing without handwriting article

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This is a good article outlining clearly that writing and handwriting are two different skills and should be worked upon seperately. 

Hatching birds using pegs

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More activities to use pegs ! Well worth exploring all the activities shown on the page.

An overview of handwriting

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A look at the importance of handwriting skills for SEN pupils.

Roll and pull

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Take an empty Pringles tube, some greaseproof/ tracing paper and some pull chain. This seems a great way to develop pincer grip and also for students to adjust their strength …

Practical resource ideas for Autistic students

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Ideas for things to do and make, social stories, songs, hands-on, time, money, social skills, functional activities that address multi-sensory learning styles and promote higher order thinking skills.

Quick 1 minute motor activities

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If you are looking for quick motor activities - follow this link and there is some nice ideas. Newbridge Outreach have also made some 5 minute box ideas - Look under …