Grasp patterns are classified as static or dynamic. Children who have a static grasp, move the pencil with their wrist or arm. To have a dynamic grasp pattern, the fingers and the thumb activity work together to get dynamic movement. The optimal grasp pattern is a...
Why Hold Tongs Correctly? Tongs are such a GREAT way to work on the separation of the 2 sides of the hand (radial manipulation - thumb, index and long finger and ulnar stabilization = 4th and 5th fingers). They are a FUN way to work on pencil grip and readiness...
I am Jan McCleskey creator of the Fine Motor Store and owner of The Handwriting Clinic
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