Adjustable Angle Easel
Adjustable Easel And Marker Holder
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of an adjustable easel with a tray to hold marker pens for a high school student with cerebral palsy. The girl has severe contractures in her fingers, which made it difficult for her to grasp and release markers when desired. When she needed a new marker, a teacher or aide manually opened her fingers and placed a new marker in her hand. Her range of motion was limited, and she could only access a portion of the drawing surface. Designers cr
Alphabet I-Spy No-Prep Coloring Pages
The Alphabet I-Spy No-Prep Coloring Pages are printables designed for use by students with learning disabilities in the classroom or as a take-home assignment. The child is to color all spaces with a particular letter. Helps children become familiar with letters and reading different fonts.
Birds Friends Hand Strengthening Play Dough Mat
Birds Friends Hand Strengthening Play Dough Mat is a free printable designed for use by children with fine motor and grasping disabilities to improve fine motor skills with a bird theme. Adding a motor component to a leaning theme can be a strategy to help children learn through play while boosting the fine motor skills they need for tasks like holding a pencil grasp, having endurance while coloring and writing. This activity improves dexterity in pencil control, which plays a big part in fluid
Boogie Board Magic Sketch
Boogie Board Magic Sketch is a pre-writing tool that encourages children to sketch and eventually draw and write. Liquid crystal multi-color screen writes just like pen or paper and erases with the touch of a button. Study Math, practice letters, trace your favorite comic book heroes and more! Stylus color may vary.
Color-By-Texture Marking Mat (1-03332-00)
Color-By-Texture Marking Mats are designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision disabilities. Children can create art using these mats. Place a chosen mat underneath a coloring page and rub with a waxed crayon. A wider assortment of textures and shapes can be generated by using different coloring techniques as described in the accompanying instruction booklet.
Crayola Jumbo Crayons
Crayola Jumbo Crayons are easy grasp crayons designed for use by children with grasping or fine motor disabilities. Available in a set of 8, these over-sized crayons are designed to aid in gripping while reducing breakage. Each crayon has a double paper wrapper for extra strength. DIMENSIONS (LxD): 5 x .5625 inches. COLOR: Birdie Blue, Bunch O' Grapes Purple, Bunny Brown, Candy Apple Red, Jack O'Lantern Orange, Kitty Cat Black, Leap Frog Green, and Sunshine Yellow.
Crayola Large Crayons
Crayola Large Crayons are easy grasp crayons designed for use by children with fine motor or grasping disabilities. Available in standard (sets of 8 and 16), multicultural (set of 8), and washable (set of 8 or 16), these over-sized crayons aid in grip and control. DIMENSIONS (LxD): 4 x .4375 inches. COLOR: The sets of 8 standard and 8 washable crayons include red, orange, yellow, blue, green, violet, brown, and black. The set of 16 standard and washable crayons include red, orange, yellow, blue,
------- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To make crayons for children with fine motor and grasping difficulties. Crayon Nibbles are made with crayons, a mini muffin pan and an oven. Paper is peeled from the crayons and broken into ½-inch to 1-inch size pieces and arranged in each muffin slot. Bake the crayons for 6-8 minutes to allow the crayons to slightly melt. Place the muffin tin in the freezer for 30 minutes. Remove the pan from the freezer and remove the crayon nibbles from the
DIY Scissor Skills Practice
DIY Scissor Skills Practice is a do it yourself activity for children to practice their scissor skills, coloring, spatial and visual skills and to create a Summer picture.
Faber-Castell 9000 Jumbo Pencils
The Faber-Castell 9000 Jumbo Pencils are easy grasp drawing pencils designed for use by individuals with fine motor and grasping disabilities. These pencils feature a large graphite tip that offers a wide variety of line widths, while five different hardness grades provide many tones of gray. The leads are encased in an oversized barrel that is finished with an environmentally friendly, water-based varnish. The SV-bonded leads are extra break-resistant. These pencils are available in HB, 2B, 4B,
Faber-Castell Art Grip Aquarelle Anime Art Sets
Faber-Castell Art GRIP Aquarelle Anime Art Sets are easy grasp colored pencils designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. These pencils have ergonomic triangular-shaped barrels with a soft-grip zone. These pre-sharpened pencils blend like traditional colored pencils. Adding water and a brush creates watercolor effects, and they can also be used to draw on wet paper. These pencils are available in college, fantasy, fairies, and gothic (each set sold sep
Faber-Castell Art Grip Aquarelle Pencils
Faber-Castell Art GRIP Aquarelle Pencils are easy grasp colored pencils designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. These pencils have ergonomic triangular-shaped barrels with a soft-grip zone. The pre-sharpened pencils blend like traditional colored pencils. Adding water and a brush creates watercolor effects, and they can also be used to draw on wet paper. These pencils are available in sets of 12, 24, or 36 acid-free, pemanent colors and include a po
Faber-Castell Dust-Free Eraser
The Faber-Castell Dust-Free Eraser is an easy grasp eraser designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities. Shaped like a rectangle, this eraser aids in finger positioning and grip. It causes less dust which takes less effort to brush it away after erasing too. This eraser works with standard and colored pencils.
Faber-Castell Grip Colour Markers
Faber-Castell GRIP Colour Markers are easy grasp markers designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities. These non-toxic markers have a triangular barrel design with raised GRIP dots to aid in holding. This set of 10 or 20 washable markers features a long-lasting water-based ink that can be re-hydrated by placing the nib in water. These markers have a fineline tip for detailed coloring and drawing. A ventilated cap prevents choking if swallowed.
Faber-Castell Grip Erasers
Faber-Castell GRIP Erasers are easy grasp erasers designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities. The set of three erasers includes one round, one oval, and one triangular, each of which are designed to be easy to hold. This eraser works with standard and colored pencils.
Faber-Castell Jumbo Beeswax Crayons
Faber-Castell Jumbo Beeswax Crayons are easy grasp crayons designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities. Available in sets of 12 or 24, these crayons have a triangular shape that teaches proper grip and will not roll off desks or tables. COLOR: The set of 12 includes black, blue, brown, green, lime, mustard, orange, peach, red, sky blue, yellow, and white. The set of 24 includes all of the colors of the smaller set plus dark blue, dark brown, gray, grass green, magent
Faber-Castell Jumbo Broadline Washable Markers
The Faber-Castell Jumbo Broadline Washable Markers are easy grasp markers designed for use by individuals with arthritis or fine motor or grasping disabilities. These markers are made with a long-lasting water-based ink that can be rehydrated by placing the marker nib in water. The jumbo barrel is designed to be easy to hold, and the broad tips lay down bold strokes of color. The nibs are designed to be durable enough to sustain heavy pressure when coloring. Name labels are included. The markers
Faber-Castell Oil Pastels
Faber-Castell Oil Pastels are easy grasp oil pastels designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities. These pastels are available in sets of 12 or 24 and have a triangular shape for ease in handling. These pastels can be blended and they can be smoothed and thinned with baby oil. COLOR: The set of 12 includes black, brown, cobalt blue, emerald green, light blue, light green, orange, peach, red, white, yellow, and yellow ochre. The set of 24 includes the same colors as th
Faber-Castell Short Jumbo Crayons
The Faber-Castell Short Jumbo Crayons are easy grasp crayons designed for use by children with fine motor or grasping disabilities. Available in a set of 15, these crayons offer smooth bright colors and easy color lay down, and they come without a paper wrapper so they can be used to create rubbings.
How to Draw a Lion – Step by Step Drawing Guide
How to Draw a Lion – Step by Step Drawing Guide is a do it yourself drawing activity designed for children with sensory processing disorder and upper extremity disabilities to do.
Kid Works 2
Kid Works 2 is a reading tutorial program designed to teach children to write and illustrate their own story for individuals with a developmental or physical disability. This program combines a word processor and picture dictionary with paint tools, rubber stamps, and icons that allow students to express themselves through words and pictures as they write original stories. A simple click of the mouse changes words into pictures and pictures into words. The Story illustrator lets the students "pa
Lyra Lyrax Giant Wax Crayons
The Lyra Lyrax Giant Wax Crayons are easy grasp crayons designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities. The rounded triangular shape and large size of these crayons make them easier to grasp and break-resistant. These crayons are made from high-quality, non-water soluble pigments and genuine beeswax. DIMENSIONS: These crayons are each 14.5 millimeters wide. COLOR: The set of six includes lemon, vermilion, deep cobalt, Hooker's green, raw umber, and black. The set of 12
Mouse Marker Holder
The Mouse Marker Holder is designed for student's with upper extremity and fine motor disabilities to draw with ease. This one is made from an old computer mouse. I have taken out the insides and inserted a burfab (velcro friendly material) band. The student's hand is placed on the mouse and the band is closed over their hand and velcroed snuggly. Once they have chosen their color of marker, it can be inserted into the holder on the front of the mouse. They can now slide it around the page.
No More Dry Markers
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To provide an opportunity for children who have difficulty with fine motor and upper extremity coordination participate in drawing activities by using a weighted marker holder to select and recap markers.
Prang Freart Large Drawing Chalks
The Prang Freart Large Drawing Chalks are drawing chalks designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities. Intended for use on paper or sidewalks, this chalk has an over-sized round shape for easier gasping. DIMENSIONS: 4 x 1 inches. COLOR: Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, violet, brown, black, white, red orange, yellow green, and red violet.
Prang Large Triangular Colored Pencils
Prang Large Triangular Colored Pencils are easy grasp colored pencils designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities. These pencils have smooth, highly-blendable 5.5 millimeter cores, making them useful for shading large areas. They have an ergonomic large-size triangular shape for ease of grasping and to prevent rolling. The pencils are pre-sharpened and encased in real wood with a high gloss finish. A sharpener is included with each set.
Printable DIY Paper Clip Bookmarks
The Printable DIY Paper Clip Bookmarks are do it yourself products designed for children with sensory processing disorder and upper extremity disabilities to create.
PVC Pipe Crayon Adaptation
The PVC Pipe Crayon Adaptation is an occupational therapy product designed for those individuals with fine motor and upper extremity disabilities to draw (or eat) with.
Rainbow Pencil Control Exercises Activity
The Rainbow Pencil Control Exercises Activity is designed to work fine motor skills in young children, ages Kindergarten to school-aged, and to teach them how to hold a pencil and move it with control and at an age appropriate speed. This activity is good for anyone who is writing with a pencil and trying to form letters on lines, copy written work, fill in worksheets, or take notes. This activity is made with a rainbow of colors to add a visual scanning component.
Roylco Leaf Rubbing Plates, 4 x 5 Inches, Set of 16
The Roylco Leaf Rubbing Plates, 4 x 5 Inches, Set of 16 is a set of craft products designed for those individuals with upper extremity disabilities and sensory processing disorder to add texture to existing artwork by placing the art over a plate and rubbing with a whole host of mediums, from crayons and paint, to charcoal and more. Layer designs to achieve interesting effects or press the plate into modeling clay to create a 3-Dimensional image. Fill the tray with white glue and food coloring t
Sax Sulphite Drawing Paper, 60 lb, 9 x 12 Inches, Extra-White, Pack of 500
Shadow Drawing is a do it yourself activity for children with learning disabilities to learn about shadow concepts of the sun. The parent or teacher does this with them outside.
Sliding Marker Holder
The Sliding Marker Holder is designed for individuals with grasping disabilities to hold a marker while doing art. This marker holder is made from plexiglass and lifted up off the page with 4 small legs. The marker is inserted into the holder and it can be knocked or slid around the page without disrupting the marker. For some students, use of this will be the first time they have independently made a mark on a page.
Squiggle Wiggle Writer
The Squiggle Wiggle Writer is a battery operated vibrating pen that allows the writer to turn straight lines into a series of loops, circles, or curves, depending on how closely it is held to the writing surface. It is designed for use by children with upper extremity fine motor disabilities. It gives the user tactile stimulation and encourages appropriate grasp.
Stabilo Woody 3 In 1 Pencils
The STABILO Woody 3 in 1 Pencils are easy grasp colored pencils designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities. Available in sets of six or ten, these chunky pencils function as colored pencils, watercolors, and wax crayons all in one. The extra-thick lead is as thick as eight standard colored pencils. It resists breakage and provides soft, rich strokes that exhibit high luminosity, high opacity, and high color intensity, even on dark paper. A sharpener is included with
The Stylus Steadier is a do it yourself adapted stylus holder designed for individuals to hold their pencil, paintbrush writing utensil steady. Instructions below.
Sunflower Paper Craft
The Sunflower Paper Craft is a do it yourself activity for children with seasonal affective disorder and upper extremity disabilities to do.