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Tuesday, 18 September 2012

Fine Motor Camp in Oct/Nov 2012

Growing Changes: Occupational Services for Children presents:  Fine Motor Camp in Oct/Nov 2012

A 5 week fun and interactive camp for children in Kindergarden and grades 1 - 4 who find printing, using scissors or other fine motor activities challenging. The camp will be run by two experienced pediatric  with co-operative games and crafts to practice the skills needed for hand functioning. This camp is designed for children who may be experiencing mild to moderate delays in fine motor development or who would benefit from extra practice.

Printing Basics: Emphasizes grasp development, formation of letters, legibility, review of lower case, copying, using school tools (scissors, glue) in hand manipulation skills, eye hand coordination and strength. This includes a post-group parent consultation and a summary report.

This camp will use a multi-sensory approach combining fine and gross motor movement to enhance learning. Parents are strongly recommended to attend one out of the 5 sessions in order to transfer skills learned in group.

Time: Printing Basics: 10:00 am - 11:15 am weekly (Saturdays: October 27, November 3, 10, 17, 24)

Cost: $250.00

Where: Highlands Community Centre: 6112 - 113 Avenue Edmonton, AB

Contact: Rebecca Summach at 780.965.4310 or email growingchanges@gmail.com to register.

Note: OT services may be covered depending on health plan and are tax deductible.

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