Flowers make a great spring time activity, and there are so many ways to incorporate flowers into therapy to work on fine motor, visual motor, and coordination. I have many flower activities, such as ones that use clothes pins, but today we are using buttons in our flower activity. It is so simple to make[Read More]
This is a sweet bouquet of four flowers with two sets of petals each to button on. The stems of the flowers are felt wrapped pipe cleaner, so they are sturdy and flexible. The flowers can be taken out of their container individually, and the container is lined with plastic tubes for the flowers to be inserted into indi
I have added another button activity to my arsenal of fun things to button. This one is a seasonal tree, so you can button on the different seasons. It includes white snow for winter, green for spring, orange and red for fall, and fruit of red or orange for summer. The tree itself I made …
This is a sweet little tree with buttons to button on the different seasons. It is two sided with brown on one side and green on the other. It comes with circles in different colors to button on. You have green leaves, red apples, oranges, and white for snow. You can mix the red and orange for fall colors. What a fun w
Going out to the store or out to eat can be a very stressful experience for some parents who have a child with special needs. A lot of the stress comes from fear of the unknown, the potential for melt-downs, and not knowing whether you can handle all of the random things that may come …
Buttoning Progression When you are good at fastening buttons, you can do it with your eyes close, and probably don’t look at all when fastening your pants. It takes some time and practice to get to the point of being able to button completely by touch, and a lot of vision is used when young …
Kids forget that they are working when they can have fun at the same time. This truck has wheels that can button on, and a shape that buttons into the truck bed as a load that is being hauled. The truck is made out of doubled polyester felt and is about 6 inches long.
S'mores are the perfect food for playing pretend. These s'mores need to be buttoned together so you can work on you fine motor skills while practicing buttoning and having fun at the same time. They are 4 inches across, and come with the graham cracker, chocolate, a puffy marshmallow, and the graham cracker top.
Kids love playing with pretend felt food, and the Button Felt Food adds some fine motor skill to the fun. The button sandwich has layers of ingredients that you button on. It includes meat, lettuce, tomato, and cheese as well as two slices of bread. Work on developing those fine motor skills while having fun. The sandw
Pancakes are the perfect stacking food to button together. You can make your breakfast with the pancakes and the eggs. Play with fun felt food and work on fine motor skills at the same time. It includes three pancakes, syrup, and butter. The pancakes are 5 inches wide and are heat sealed instead of sewn.
You can make your play food and work on fine motor skills at the same time. This includes two felt eggs with a button on yolk. The felt is doubled and is heat sealed rather than sewn. The egg is 4 inches wide.
Button food is fun for kids to play with and they get to work on fine motor skills and practice buttoning at the same time. This item is a button ice cream cone. It comes with one cone and three scoops of ice cream in random colors of pink (strawberry), blue (bubble gum), brown (chocolate), ivory (vanilla), green (mint