|Purpose: This activity encourages muscle strengthening of the hands and bilateral
Materials: squeeze containers (I got these at the dollar store 2 for $1) They are also
available at Home Depot in a few sizes for $2-$4. Small items such as marbles, pom
poms, toothpicks or other small items.
|Step 1: To start, fill one container
with the squeeze top with a small
items such as marbles.
|Step 2: Transfer the marbles to the empty
container by squeezing the top of the
container. Try to have only one marble
drop out at a time.
|Step 3: Try putting different items inside the containers i.e. use when rolling dice for board games, push pom
poms in or put toothpicks in and shake out.
|Step 4: If it is too difficult to squeeze the container with one hand try using both hands.
Try adding the containers in an obstacle course - empty all the objects out of the container before you more
on to the next obstacle.
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