Making OT Fun


Great New Ways to Keep Children Engaged During Therapy If you want to make the skills you’re teaching stick, you need your students to pay attention. Depending on the age of the student, the time of day, and the activity you’re working on, that’s not always easy. The average child can concentrate on one task for two to five minutes per year of age. In other words, a six year old can focus for anywhere from 12 to 30 minutes—a big range, so you must be prepared. Here are great ways to keep OT fun and keep your students engaged. [...]