John Murray, OTR

Welcome to the John Murray, OTR series; activities to do at home in a Nutshell:

See his popular video,

the ZOOM! game

that can be done to get kids’ hands ready for writing activities, click here . . .

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John demonstrates The Infinity Walk here . . . this activity helps the walker cross the mid-line, visual tracking and a great reading prep that can be done with a variety of visual focuses.

Click here to view an advanced version of The Infinity Walk preformed by John . . .

Gum chewing and writing go hand and . .well, mouth!
Here John talks about why this is could be the very thing missing from pencil activities for your child.

 

Hand, Shoulder, Elbow then pencil is a video demonstration that introduces the gross motor activity that can help before the fine motor activity of writing, click here to view . . .

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Reading requires great tracking, click here to view John demonstrate The Spin Game that can be done prior to any ready or listening skills, incorporate it into the daily routine and help your child see what they read better.


 

Read a wonderful article by John, Handwriting and its Ill Effects on Classroom Behavior

 

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more coming soon!

John Murray is a Pediatric Occupational Therapist who inspires parents and children in his clinic in Fort Collins Colorado.

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