Hand strength and endurance is one-factor limiting sustained writing. As an occupational therapist, I am always looking for ways to improve kid’s hand strength! Since punching holes is so motivating for kids, I use punch cards as an engaging way to combine phonics and motor skills into a fun task for independent or partner work. Punching is so fun children will choose to do it during free choice or privilege time!
The four main factors that interfere with pencil grasp development and what parents and teachers can do to address those factors.
Understanding and Supporting Pencil Grasp Development: 3 – 6 years First off, this first installment of a 3-part blog post will explore What grasps look like in the major three categories. Why some grasps are more advantageous than others. What ages typically-developing children are using these three types of grasp.
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I used calendars with many of my students this past year and I would like to share a couple short stories. Read more ➔
Ensure that your school year is super organized and efficient. Have places for all your essential information. Keep your head and nurture your cool. Let’s get organized!
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