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Halloween Activity - Dot, Dot, Paint! - featured February, 2010

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Thanks to our friends at for this week's Therapy Tip of the Week. You can see this activity and so many others like it on their website at

Purpose: Develop your child's fine motor skills and strengthen grasp and manual control.
Materials: Construction Paper, Q-Tips, Tempera Paint
Skills: Fine Motor Control, Hand Dexterity, Pincer Grasp

Description and Instructions:
  • Draw a picture on the construction paper. The picture could by anything that the child likes.
  • Provide the child with different colors of Tempera Paint.
  • Use the q-tips to paint your picture by dipping the tips into the paint and making little dots on your picture.
[Image: dotdotpaint.jpg]

Tags: February 2009 Newsletter OT PT Tip or Resources of Week School Based OT School Based PT Fine Motor Skills