OT Activities for Caleb Have 2 balls of putty of similar size, 1 for you, one for Caleb. Prompt him first to squeeze putty in his fist while hand on the table, then to squeeze putty while holding his hand up (elbow on the table, arm straight) and then to make a snake (show him rolling putty on the table). Prompt him to form letters on the mat using theraputty. Apply pressure on theraputty using different fingers. Ask him, What letter is this? What sound does it make? Then ask him to point to all pictures on the mat and name them. If Caleb has playdoh and cookie cutters (letters), prompt him to roll the dough on the table and cut letters. He can them form words using cut letters. Practice handwriting. Caleb has a handwriting book and different worksheets. Use short crayon or short pencil at first. Let him try independently first. Prompt if he forms letters / numbers incorrectly or needs to apply more pressure. Coloring within the lines: practice coloring pictures and staying inside the lines as well as filling in the whole shape. Cut and paste worksheets: Let him read the instruction and verify his understanding of the instruction by asking questions (e.g., What should you do first? And then? Or, What’s next/after?). Let him color first black and white pictures, then prompt him to complete cut and paste activity. Use various worksheets: colors & shapes, reading, counting, numbers matching etc. Teach him how to draw and color his face. Practice drawing other pictures using task analysis and visual models. Start with drawing a boy, then a girl, a truck and a house.