Theraputty has been a popular favorite of occupational therapists for years as a fun way to improve fine motor skills. Kids (and adults!) love squishing this pliable putty in their hands and molding it into endless shapes. To up the ante, try hiding objects in the putty for the fingers to find, cut out shapes with cookie cutters, or use stamps to press on designs. Among its many therapeutic benefits, Theraputty can be used to:
Theraputty is available in 5 color-coded levels of resistance: Tan (soft), Yellow (soft plus) green (medium), and orange (firm). Each resistance level can be used individually or as part of a graded strengthening program. The colors can also be mixed together for a wider spectrum of resistance.