Physical Therapy, Motor Skills at Home   •   June 23, 2021

Summer Play Series: 10 PT Supportive Summer Activities

Warmer temps and the longer days of summer provide the perfect backdrop for getting out and getting moving! When we work toward our PT goals we look at using big movement to strengthen the large muscles and build gross motor skills. We’ve gathered a whole bunch of easy-to-do summer activities that will keep those kiddos moving […]

Motor Skills at Home   •   March 2, 2021

Outside Play: Your Winter Activity Guide

Take Therapy Outside With These Fun, Wintertime Activities! We’re in the middle of the snow and cold here in the Midwest and while our first thought isn’t, “Let’s get outside!”, a midday break from the indoor monotony and some outside play can be just what we need!   Photo by Tanya Gorelova on   […]

In-home Therapy, Motor Skills at Home   •   July 22, 2020

Working on Visual Motor Development Using Fun Games with Pediatric Therapy at Home

Visual motor development is very important at a young age because it is the foundation of teaching children shapes, letter formation, and number formation. When children can imitate with their hands what they are seeing with their eyes, this is a sign of mature visual motor skills. For example, if you build a single tower […]