FREE Dinosaur Printable and Warm-ups for HOW TO HOLD A PENCIL! Freebie to teach pencil grasp with the cute tiny dinosaurs. Teach a child to put a tiny space between their thumb and index finger and to hold the dots. Then teach to tuck the long finger underneath the...
Promoting a Dynamic Grasp – with free training guides and activities
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...
Pokey Dot Fine Motor Activities
What is my absolute favorite fine motor activity? Pokey Dots! We put a TIP grip on a corn cob holder (one prong cut off) and poke away! This works so well on promoting a tripod grasp. It also works on strengthening the flexor pollicus longus muscle. What is that?!...
I am Jan McCleskey creator of the Fine Motor Store and owner of The Handwriting Clinic
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