Butterfly Cookie | Play It Forward Therapy

Butterfly Cookie

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May 30, 2019

Add this delicious Butterfly Cookie activity to your next science lesson and your kids will be sure to remember all of the stages in the Life Cycle of a Butterfly!

The focus when creating this butterfly themed cookie craft is on fine motor skills, writing and executive functioning skills such as attention, sequencing and following directions.

Over the past few weeks, our kids at our clinic, Stepping Stones Therapy Network, have made over 200 butterfly cookies!

Even kids who are reluctant to write have been more than eager to write out this Butterfly Cookie recipe.

Check out the video tutorial below for step by step instructions to make the entire life cycle on a paper plate.

For a simpler cookie craft, just make the butterfly by itself.

Want to eat healthy first?

Well, you’re in luck!  Learn how to build Butterfly Sandwiches with the season’s most colorful veggies.

Scroll down to the end of the post for a peek at another veggie snack idea.

 

 

VIDEO TUTORIAL

 Here’s what you’ll need

  • Large paper plate 
  • Frosting
  • Graham crackers
  • Mini pretzels
  • Gummy worms (sour or regular)
  • Red licorice that can be pulled apart
  • Mini M&Ms
  • Fruit by the Foot
  • Chowmein noodles or pretzel sticks
  • Vanilla yogurt covered raisins

  Make it!

Other modifications

  • Consider subbing ingredients to make it dairy and gluten free.
  • Use fruit instead of candy

For a veggie version, check out Butterfly Sandwiches for a healthy option!

ON DEMAND TRAINING

Here’s what you’ll learn in The 3 Essentials For Telehealth Success:

✅ How to tackle the tech (for non-techies).
✅ How to captivate your client’s attention and keep them engaged!
✅ Tips for getting your parents and caregivers on board (especially if you wish they were more involved).

You’ll walk away from this training with 3 specific steps to immediately feel more prepared and confident before your next telehealth session… pretty cool right?…so if you want a few secrets to feel more confident and competent when it comes to your online practice…

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On Demand Training | AOTA Approved! (1 CEU)

Here’s what other’s have to say about the training…

“Jessica made the introduction to telehealth less intimidating to me. I can now breathe and move forward.” ~ Stephanie OTR/L

“Jessica’s course made me feel more positive and comfortable about telehealth practice. It was practical and actionable; I can use Jessica’s suggestions right away.”  ~ Kelli OTR/L

“I just finished watching your course and loved every minute of it! The lessons are very informative and engaging.” ~ Sabrina COTA/L

“The telehealth resources were a hit, so I plan to keep on using them even though I’m back to working with kids in person.” ~  Suzanne OTR/L

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