How Can I improve my Student's Pencil Grasp?

Pencil grasp is one of the first things an OT will assess when a student has difficulty with legible handwriting. This is because there are many different ways a kiddo can hold a pencil; some are effective and functional while others are not and may even cause handwriting to be painful. If your kiddo needs a little help with learning a correct grasp then use some of these resources. 

 

 

Practical Ways to Improve my Child's Pencil Grasp

5 Fine Motor Activities to Help Pencil Grasp 

To Grip or not to Grip? Advice on choosing a pencil grip for your child. 

Development of pencil grasp, functional and non-functional grasps.