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Fun tips, tools, and resources to build children's fine motor skills.

Fun Strokes is your go-to site for information, inspiration, and resources that have been thoughtfully created to equip children with the tools they need to be successful in school and life. Fun Strokes was developed by me, a pediatric occupational therapist, to facilitate understanding and insight into the very complex area of fine motor skill development. Fun Strokes is for therapists, teachers, parents, and anyone who has a passion for helping children.

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Fun Strokes Program

The Fun Strokes Program is a line of innovative products purposefully designed by me, a pediatric occupational therapist, to help children build fine motor skills. The trailblazing Fun Strokes pre-writing program was thoughtfully crafted to allow access to children of all abilities. Fun Strokes products embody learning aids and supports to meet the diverse needs of most learners.  All items are simple and easy to use and can be implemented by therapists, teachers and parents alike. Get children ready for the handwriting demands of kindergarten and beyond by using this fun and engaging pre-writing program.


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Hello! I’m happy you’ve found me. I hope that you’ll stick around. Join the Fun Strokes community where it’s all about helping children succeed in fun and engaging ways.

Linda Craig Dennis M.Ed., OTR/L
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Fun Strokes Blog

The Fun Strokes blog provides useful information for therapists, teachers, and parents who work with or have preschool-aged through school-aged children.  Knowledge gained from over two decades of experience working as a pediatric occupational therapist is shared via topic-specific posts.  My goal is to serve as a go-to source of reliable information about fine motor skills, sensory processing skills, attending skills, and many more topics of interest for those who care for or work with children. Enter your email address to follow my blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.


Linda Craig Dennis M. Ed., OTR/L Top Occupational Therapist Autism Parenting Magazine 2021

I am humbled and honored to share that I have been named one of Autism Parenting Magazine’s top contributors for 2021!  I have thoroughly enjoyed working with the magazine’s extraordinary team of professionals who share my passion for supporting neurodivergent children and their parents.  Autism Parenting Magazine is an award-winning publication that is dedicated to guiding and supporting families around the world affected by autism. 

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Looking for fun activities that you can do with kids while building their fine motor skills. Here ya go! Check out these budget friendly activities from my series “The Frugal OT”.

Fun Strokes Pre-writing Program

A must-do pre-writing program for children of ALL abilities.

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