Occupational Therapy

Movement Activities & Exercises

Postural stability exercises as well as activities with a therapy ball aim to develop your child's core strength and stability.

Aim to complete activities 3 times weekly for up to 10 repetitions each. Try the exercises and activities with your children – getting the whole family involved will increase overall well-being and model good habits for everyone. 

Floor Activities

All Fours


Crab Pose

Curl Ups 

Figure of 8s

Wall Squats

Jumping Jacks

Over The Falls


Floor Push Ups

Round & Round My Tummy

Spotty Dog

Tuck & Roll

Under & Up

Wall Push Ups

Therapy Ball Activities

Who Can Help?

Children's Occupational Therapists work with children from birth to 18 (or 19 if attending Complex Need schools). If your child or young person is under the Occupational Therapy teams, you can speak to them about any questions you may have.

If you think your child requires specialist support, please speak to their GP.

If you have any questions about your child or young person's general health or development, you can contact the Healthy Child Programme by calling Just One Number on 0300 300 0123 or texting Parentline on 07520 631590. Our opening hours are 8am-6pm Monday-Friday (excluding bank holidays) and 9am-1pm on Saturdays.

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