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I have no idea if this would actually work, but a teacher on Pinterest recommends using a hairband tied like this around a pencil to help students who struggle with small motor control to learn to hold it properly. #EDUCATION #art education #early childhood education #PreK #sped

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I choose this because students in early childhood need help holding pencil and pens. For students with disabilities this tool to demonstrate to students how to hold a pencil correctly while writing. This tool would benefit students who struggle with writing skills. This could be used at any classroom or at home.

Hmmmm - interesting. Early childhood: Teaching how to hold pencil: cut two holes in an old sock for the index finger and thumb. The other fingers remain in the sock. Genius!!

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I don't want to homeschool, but this site has lots of great suggestions for activities for a two year old...

Weighted pencils can be beneficial for students who do not press hard enough when writing or for students who have poor body awareness & need additional proprioceptive input to increase awareness of their hand.

The rubber band trick: Simply place a thin rubber band around the pencil and have your child wear it like a bracelet. Make sure the pencil is at the top and place the pencil in the webspace….tada!

sing the song while passing the letter bag...when the song stops have the child holding the bag reach in, pull out a letter and say its name/sound :}

For children with pencil grasp problems: attach a small "charm" to a pencil with a rubber band for the child to hold with their ring and pinky fingers to help them use a correct tripod grasp