Unscrewing Bottle Caps to Insert or Stack

RecyclingOTPublished: December 6, 2017Updated: December 11, 201722 views
Published: December 6, 2017Updated: December 11, 2017

Collect caps or covers to screw on or off the threaded tops and make the following repetitive fine-motor activity. The young man in the video is blind and loves to match, sort and use his advanced cognitive skills. He used to avoid using his hands together but has gotten quite good at it because I keep creating variety and challenging manipulation tasks that he enjoys....

Some children or older individuals may enjoy matching a variety of covers/caps to the corresponding threaded pieces. These may come from detergent, dishwasher soap bottles, vitamin jars, juice or milk cartons or countless other sources.

The covers may be screwed on lightly at first and later on more tightly as skill and hand strength develop.
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