Pencil Grip Help: "Wrap a hair tie as shown. Kids get used to doing it themselves quickly. It gently forces them to hold the pencil in the open web of their hands and the pencil with their fingertips. Do this for a few weeks, then remove the ties. By then it's become habit to hold a pencil correctly. Kids that have weak fine motor muscles in their hands are going to struggle, so do strengthening activities. That helps with control and neatness when writing." From a friend's FB
There's so much you can do with colored pencils â€” why limit yourself to simple coloring? Instead, practice and employ these colored pencil drawing techniques. With a little trial and error, you'll master them in no time. Soon enough, you'll be adding texture, light and a whole lot of beauty to your artwork.
(work on writing) This free printable tracing lines busy bag for preschoolers is a great introduction to writing. Preschoolers will have fun tracing the lines and practicing their fine motor skills.(work on writing)