As a pediatric occupational therapist, I am often asked to weigh in on this debate. Not often enough, it seems. There are a lot of kids out there using pencils with wonky grasp patterns because no one has made an effort to improve the way they hold a pencil, or they doubt that…… Continue reading Which Improves Pencil Grasp Best: A Pencil Grip Or A Thicker Pencil?
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The Pencil Grip That Strengthens Your Child’s Fingers As They Write.
Pencil grips are frequently recommended but mostly ineffective in improving pencil grasp. They are often placed at the wrong part of the pencil for best use, or quickly and repeatedly lost like mittens. I wrote a post on how to decide if you need a grip for a child Should Your Child Use A…… Continue reading The Pencil Grip That Strengthens Your Child’s Fingers As They Write.