--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To provide an opportunity for children who have difficulty with fine motor and upper extremity coordination participate in drawing activities by using a weighted marker holder to select and recap markers.
MATERIALS USED: Plastic container that will hold 1-inch base of plaster, plaster of paris, markers
1. Add plaster of paris to the container.
2. Insert markers with the cap end down.
3. Allow plaster to harden.
Ways to Adapt this Activity
Modeling clay such as Crayola® Model Magic® that has hardened could be used to hold markers.
Author: Tots-n-Tech, Ideas to Share, contributed by Project Participate, JFK Partners, University of Colorado Health Science Center, Denver, Colorado