Building Kids Up


Upcoming Skill Playgroups, OT Group Sessions, Registration Form.

Current Offerings

~Skill Playgroups~

Ages 1-6

  • 45 minute playgroup focused on OT skill areas (i.e. sensory processing, fine motor, social, and self-care skills)

  • 30 minutes of structured activities facilitated by an Occupational Therapist, followed by 15 minutes of free play

  • Occupational Therapist available for individual questions/consultation during free play

  • Grasp screenings available upon request

  • Up to 12 children (dependent on location and special needs of children registered)

  • Parent stays with child (siblings may attend with one parent)

Drop-in playgroups are generally available twice per month. Open to ages 1-6. Cost is $20/playgroup ($10 for additional child). To attend you must pre-register below 48 hours in advance and complete payment within 24 hours.

see drop-down box in registration for times and locations!

~Life Skill Group Sessions (4 Week)~

Ages 2-18

  • 4 week small group-based Occupational Therapy program

  • Led by occupational therapists trained to address skill building with a "just right challenge" technique

  • Group size limited to 6-8 children (based on age/needs of children enrolled) allow for one-on-one time as needed

  • Focused skill areas will be addressed through carry-over from previous weeks

  • Includes pre/post assessment administered by a licensed Occupational Therapist

  • Weekly group activities selected specifically for the children enrolled,  based on the needs identified by parents and during initial OT assessment

  • Individualized recommendations provided for home to address identified needs based on assessment and group performance

  • Each group session will address multiple skill areas (fine motor, sensory processing, social, and/or self-care), tailored specifically to the needs of the children enrolled. *Please refer to the Home Page for detailed descriptions of these skill areas.

Each session meets once per week for a 45 minute group. Cost for 4 week session is $180. In order to provide our services equally and at a reduced cost, we are private pay only. Discounts will be given for multiple children or classes in the same session. 

Age 4-7: Saturdays Feb 24-March 17 @ 9:15 (Umstead Park UCC) 

Age 2-4: Saturdays Feb 24-March 17 @ 10:15 (Umstead Park UCC) 

Age 4-7: Tuesdays March 20-April 10 @ 4:15 PM (Quail Hollow Swim Club)

AGE 8-11: Saturdays march 24-April 21 @ 11:15 (Umstead Park UcC) **skips March 31**

age 12 & up: Wednesdays April 25-MAy 16 @ 6 PM (Little Guru Yoga) 

Register Below!

Registration Form

Submit the form below in order to receive a payment invoice. Please complete payment within 24 hours to secure your child's spot. Those enrolling in a group session will receive registration forms via email once payment is complete.

Parent's Name *
Parent's Name
Child's Name *
Child's Name
Birth Date *
Birth Date
Select one (register for multiple groups by listing below)
Select one