Mo Froneberger MAT, educational specialist at the Pineville office of Child and Family Development, recently read a great article from Frog Jump Gazette, a publication from Handwriting Without Tears¬Æ, about how to support handwriting skills in the classroom. The author shared some great suggestions for early elementary school aged students including:
- Provide crayons and pencils that are short or broken. This helps students grasp the pencil appropriately with their fingers.
Mo recalls that the occupational therapists here have a saying: ‚Äúlittle hands need little utensils‚Äù and realizes that this includes writing tools!
Read more about how an educator can help here.