Hi. I used to run a sewing club in a school. I have found that both boys and girls are keen to learn to sew, an activity that encourages patience, fine motor skills, imagination and problem solving skills. Commonly sewing is not started with children until they are a little older, but I found that 5 and 6 year olds really enjoyed my clubs and could achieve a good standard. The fine motor skills of one particular child improved dramatically, he loved to sew and was determined to get the needle doing what he wanted it to. His teacher was really pleased as she'd previously been unable to engage him in an activity like it.
All activities should take place under close adult supervision. Some activities use small items which may cause choking. The activities suggested on this website are NOT a substitute for Occupational Therapy intervention. Please read my disclaimer before you use any of the activities.
OT Mom Learning Activities is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC
Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide
a means for me to earn fees by linking
to Amazon.com and affiliated sites from some of my pages. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. This does not cost you any more, and it helps cover costs
associated with building and maintaining this website.