Country Kids Welcomes Physical Therapist Arica Jacobs

Country Kids Pediatric Therapy Services welcomes physical therapist Arica Jacobs to its staff. Arica provides physical therapy for children from birth to age eighteen.

She holds a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Marquette University where she also earned her bachelor’s degree.

“I enjoy helping children improve function and quality of life in a fun atmosphere. Seeing them do something for the first time is so rewarding,” said Arica.

She is seeing pediatric clients at Country Kids Pediatric Services located at 1142 Orlando Drive in West De Pere. Appointments are available at (920) 339-0700.

Country Kids Pediatric Therapy Services provides pediatric occupational and physical therapy for children from birth to age eighteen. Founded in 1996, the private practice serves greater Northeast Wisconsin. Treatment is provided by licensed therapists specifically trained in the field of pediatrics. Its clinic location is in West De Pere where it shares a campus in collaboration with Exceptional Equestrians. For more information about Country Kids, visit countrykidsinc.net or call (920) 339-0700.

Gift Recommendations from Country Kids

by Amy Stirk, OT

When purchasing gifts for kids of all abilities this holiday season, consider “unplugged ” gifts that can help develop fine motor, visual motor, and gross motor skills while having fun at the same time!

• Silly putty, Play-Doh
• Balloons
• Coloring books, crayons, colored pencils
• Puzzles
• Books
• Pick-up sticks
• Board games
• Cards
• Hop scotch
• Toss across
• Balls of all kinds (Nerf, squeeze balls, textured balls)
• Lightweight scarves for dancing
• Beads and laces

Click below to share this list with family, friends, and anyone looking for great gift ideas. For more resources, contact Country Kids Pediatric Therapy.