PIF Categories: CYP Occupational therapy

Fine motor play

Date: 16/08/2021 | Category:

What is fine motor play? Fine motor play involves activities that require the use of smaller muscles of the hands. For example, playing with finger paints and construction with bricks. […]

How to tie shoe laces using the bunny ears method

Date: 12/08/2021 | Category:

Follow our visual guide on how to tie shoe laces using the ‘bunny ears’ method. You can also download a copy of this guide by following the link on the […]

How to help a child tie their shoelaces

Date: 11/08/2021 | Category:

Some children may struggle when they learn how to tie their own shoelaces. We have put together a series of tips, activities and strategies which may help. Activities and tips […]

How to tie shoelaces

Date: 11/08/2021 | Category:

Follow our visual guide on how to tie shoelaces. You can also download the guide by following the link on the right. How to tie shoelaces – a step-by-step guide […]

How to cut your child’s nails

Date: 11/08/2021 | Category:

Some children can not tolerate nail cutting. This can make it a stressful task for them, their parents or carers. Children may dislike: the sound of the clippers having short […]

How to shave your legs

Date: 11/08/2021 | Category:

Find out how to shave your legs with our visual guide. You can also download this guide by following the link on the right. How to shave your legs – […]

How to shave your face

Date: 11/08/2021 | Category:

Follow our visual guide on how to shave your face. You can also download this guide by following the link on the right. How to shave your face – a […]

How to shave your armpits

Date: 10/08/2021 | Category:

Follow our step by step process on how to shave your armpits. You’ll need: a razor soap/shaving foam a towel water. Step 1 Position your arm straight up and over […]

Hair care – brushing, washing and cutting

Date: 10/08/2021 | Category:

Why it’s important Hair care is important for overall hygiene. Looking after your hair plays a vital role in having healthy hair and preventing hair loss caused by excess damage. […]

How to brush your teeth

Date: 10/08/2021 | Category:

Why it’s important Brushing your teeth twice a day helps to keep your teeth and gums healthy.  If you do not brush your teeth properly, plaque which is a film […]