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--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To prevent bending at the elbow. It can be used to keep the arms straight while putting weight through hands during activities such as sitting or lying over a therapy wedge. It can also be used to keep a child from bending their elbows to prevent further damage to a surgery site.
MATERIALS USED: Corrugated Cardboard (in this case, a box from a case of pre-grilled hamburgers form a cookout), 4 Velcro Cable Wraps, 36 inch Sticky-Back Velcro, Foam Shelf Liner
Tools: Serrated Kitchen knife, Scissors, Stapler, Straightedge, Measuring Tape
1. Measure and Cut the cardboard.
2. Roll cardboard into Tube.
3. Roll cardboard into Tube.
4. Cut and attach foam shelf liner.
5. Attach adhesive Velcro.
6. Add Velcro Cable Wrap.
7. Attach to child.
WAYS TO ADAPT THIS ACTIVITY:
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