Frequently Asked Questions
Fine Motor Boot Camp can be used with any age level. Our activities use "real life" objects such as clothes-pins, paper-clips, buttons, containers, hole punchers, spatulas, etc. These materials can be used with older children, and even adults, requiring help with basic skills, without the activities seeming too juvenile.
Anyone! Fine Motor Boot Camp has been child tested and parent/ teacher approved! In The program has been implemented by teachers, parents, paraprofessionals, volunteers, peers and siblings!
However, if you are a therapist, this program will make your planning and prep a whole lot easier!
Guess what? Fine Motor Boot Camp covers over 30 Pre-K and Kindergarten Common Core Standards. Our activities were designed to cover more than just fine motor and language goals. We cover math, literacy, social skills, problem solving and many more.
In addition, each activity takes only 5-15 minutes to complete. They can be easily implemented during a small group, circle time, a center, one on one, indoor recess, down time for quick finishers and even as homework.
There is no “wrong way” to implement the program. As long as you are talking about the activity and letting the child manipulate the materials, they are gaining fine motor and language exposure. Don’t worry, have fun and let your and the child’s creativity run wild. We love new ideas we didn’t think of so let us know.
We are always available by email. We will get back to you within 24 hours.
Handwriting is important. However, children must have specific fine motor strength and coordination before they can begin the complex skill of handwriting. Fine Motor Boot Camp works on developing the necessary visual, spatial, perceptual and motor skills needed for pre-writing/writing activities.
Our toolbox includes a dry-erase board and marker for those students ready for handwriting.
YES!!! We have had 2 poster studies done by Universities and one currently in progress.
Yes! We have provided professional development for a multitude of public and private entities. We customize each training to meet the needs of your facility. Click here for more information.
We are working on developing teletherapy consults. Stay tuned!
NO. We have done all the set up for you! All it takes is opening a clear envelope that already contains the activity items and directions. Remember, the child should be opening and setting up all materials!!! This is all part of the learning process for the student.
Yes. All 25 of our activities are available in Spanish.