Inspire creativity, develop
executive function and enhance motor skills with our
CakeMasters OT at Home Program
About the CakeMasters OT at Home Program
The CakeMasters OT at Home Program has been designed by our team of Occupational Therapists to engage children in skill building while enjoying the process of planning, making, decorating, eating and sharing delicious kitchen creations.
Guiding children through the process of kitchen preparation, making cake batter and icing, and decorating cakes, this program focuses heavily on planning, organising and sequencing skills.
Plus, the CakeMasters Program also:
- Develops self-confidence in skills for daily living including cooking and planning for shopping
- Develops measuring knowledge and skills
- Increases skills and safety when using a knife
- Increases ability to follow instructions
- Enhances awareness and practices for hygiene in the kitchen
- Develops executive function
- Develops hand strength
- Develops motor skills
For ages 7+ years
Key Goals & Benefits
Develops planning, organising and sequencing skills
Enhances safety and hygiene awareness
Develops hand strength & motor skills
Increases ability to follow instructions
Develops self-confidence in skills for daily living
OT at Home Program Inclusions
Our OT at Home Programs combine 2 complementary aspects: a toolbox of supportive and adaptive resources and an online guided program.
Your program toolbox is delivered direct to your door and includes a range of resources to support your child in developing their skills at home in line with the online program.
The Online Program
Our therapist-developed program is delivered via the online platform Teachable. The program contains videos and supporting resources to guide children and their supports through each module series step-by step.
Online Program Modules
Includes over 90 guided instructional videos, taking children through the following curriculum.
Module 1: Preparing the kitchen
Learn how to prepare your workspace, follow hygienic kitchen practices and develop basic knife skills.
Module 2: Making cakes
Learn how to make chocolate cake mixture from scratch by following a recipe and creating 5 different shaped cakes.
Module 3: Making icing
Learn how to make labneh icing for your cakes and how to use a piping bag to pipe the icing onto your delicious creations.
Module 4: Decorating cakes
Follow along with the video instructions for how to decorate your cakes and plan and design your own theme to decorate for the “design your own cake” project.
Module 5: Extension play
Engage in extension play activities that promote the development of social connection, creativity and emotional awareness.
What's in the Toolbox?
The OT at Home CakeMasters Program comes with a toolbox of resources delivered to your door to help children develop executive function, daily living and motor skills through the process of baking and decorating 5 delicious cake creations.
- Cake tin set
- Piping bag set
- Dry ingredients for chocolate cake and icing recipe
- Recipes and worksheets to assist with following the online videos and instructions for making and icing 5 different-shaped cakes
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NDIS Funding for OT at Home
Our OT at Home Programs may be available for purchase with NDIS funds (capacity building or core).
As an NDIS registered provider, we are really mindful of the operational guidelines and reasonable and necessary criteria. We provide Outcome Reports for each of our programs to ensure that participants are measuring and reporting their progress.
The activities included in each toolbox align with evidence-based practice regarding the benefits of learning and skill acquisition through play.
Each activity has been specifically chosen to work on a range of skills to ensure the benefits of the program for a wide audience of participants.
Use the OTAH NDIS Goals Guide to identify which OT At Home Program is suitable to support your child in achieving their goals.