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For Me: Teaching a Child To Hold a Pencil A trick to teach kids how to hold their pencil the correct way. Who knew?A trick to teach kids how to hold their pencil the correct way. Who knew? Beginning Of School, Back To School, Middle School, High School, School Ot, School Stuff, School Ideas, Teaching Writing, Teaching Resources
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Works For Me: Teaching a Child To Hold a Pencil

I cannot take an ounce of credit for today's little tip--my son's preschool teacher taught it to me years ago. It's such a good one, I couldn't keep it to myself. You probably know how hard it can be to communicate to a child exactly how a pencil should sit...

The Ellie Grip - a "sock puppet" to help kids with their pencil grip! 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. Motor Activities, Preschool Activities, Kids Education, Special Education, Pencil Grip, Fine Motor Skills, In Kindergarten, Fun Learning, Teaching Kids
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Ellie Grip (Left)

The Ellie Grip is a 'sock' for the hand to maintain correct pencil grip. The Ellie Grip has two holes for the index finger and thumb. The other fingers remain in the sock. The Ellie grip comes in red for the right hand and blue for the left hand. #329

19 Ridiculously Simple DIYs Every Elementary School Teacher Should Know 19 Ridiculously Simple DIYs Every Elementary School Teacher Should Know,Learning activities DIY salt tray with alphabet cards. Easy to make and kids have fun. Montessori Activities, Toddler Activities, Fun Activities, Montessori Toddler, Montessori Materials, Educational Activities, Preschool Ideas, Kindergarten Letter Activities, Preschool Alphabet Activities
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for Improving Handwriting Using highlighted paper and other strategies for improving handwriting.Using highlighted paper and other strategies for improving handwriting. 1st Grade Writing, Kindergarten Writing, Teaching Writing, Teaching Resources, Hand Writing, Writing Skills, Teaching Ideas, Writing Strategies, Writing Process
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Strategies for Improving Handwriting - Make Take & Teach

There is so much you can learn about a student’s phonics skills just from looking at writing samples. One of the big “ah-ha” moments from my Phonics First training (Orton-Gillingham based program) was when the trainer said that a student has not fully mastered a phonics rule until you see him/her use it in writing. […]

10 Preschool Letter G Sensory gel writing. Fill a snap-lock bag with a bit of hair gel and some food coloring and mix together. Such a fun way to get your kiddos to write! Preschool Literacy, Preschool Letters, Learning Letters, Alphabet Activities, Early Literacy, Literacy Activities, In Kindergarten, Preschool Activities, Writing Letters

Preschool Letter G - In My World

We are back from our very long break! Let’s just say one of us (not me) was very keen to get back into it and kept nagging to do school work! And so, we started out Preschool Letter of the Week G with a beginning sounds basket. Filip took out the items one by one …

Handwriting Without Tears capital alphabet verbal cues Christian Preschool Poquoson Kindergarten Writing, Kindergarten Literacy, Teaching Writing, Teaching Handwriting, Handwriting Practice, Handwriting Ideas, Handwriting Activities, Teaching Letters, Teaching Letter Recognition

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How to Teach Your Child to Read - Teaching correct pencil grip. Help your child learn to hold a pencil correctly. Give Your Child a Head Start, and.Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future. Kindergarten Writing, Preschool Learning, Kindergarten Classroom, Writing Activities, Educational Activities, Preschool Activities, Motor Activities, Toddler Learning, Classroom Decor
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Teach a child how to hold a pencil| The Alligator Trick

How to teach correct pencil grip - with the fun alligator trick! | Sight and Sound Reading

Kindergarten handwriting instruction is still an important part of your literacy lessons. This post will show you how to easily work alphabet formation and path of motion lessons into your daily schedule. and it is fun!

Handwriting instruction that is fun! No kidding!

Kindergarten handwriting instruction is still an important part of your literacy lessons. This post will show you how to easily work alphabet formation and path of motion lessons into your daily schedule... and it is fun!

Writing Skills Busy Bag of 5 Dry Erase Busy Bag Ideas) 31 Days of Busy Bags & Quiet Time Activities Preschool Learning, Early Learning, In Kindergarten, Fun Learning, Preschool Activities, Teaching, Quiet Time Activities, Writing Activities, Pre Writing
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5 Dry Erase Busy Bag / Activity Bag Ideas - All Our Days

Looking for some easy and fun dry erase busy bags? Here are 5 simple dry erase activities to help your kids play & learn.

How to Teach Your Child to Read - Teaching correct pencil grip. Help your child learn to hold a pencil correctly. Give Your Child a Head Start, and.Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future. Kindergarten Writing, Preschool Learning, Kindergarten Classroom, Writing Activities, Educational Activities, Preschool Activities, Motor Activities, Toddler Learning, Classroom Decor
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Teach a child how to hold a pencil| The Alligator Trick

Learn how to hold a pencil correctly or how to teach a child to hold a pencil correctly with an easy, fun alligator grip trick.

Pencil grip checklist: Would love to send this home to my students' parents to have them CHECK for themselves where their child's writing grip is. Sad thing is that I have quite a few students who come in at the years fine motor skills category.

Handwriting

Handwriting by Nicole Grant from Gateway Therapies With the increased use of electronic communication devices by children from a very young age, there are less opportunities to practice the age old art of handwriting. Rather than draw and colour, children are preferring to play video games and scroll through music on their iPods. School age children are taught to use a computer for most tasks requiring a written response, and handwriting is limited to practice for only a limited time each…

All adults (uppercase letters) and teens (tall lowercase letters) stand… Kindergarten Handwriting, Kindergarten Anchor Charts, Kindergarten Writing, Teaching Writing, Teaching Tips, Teaching Handwriting, Handwriting Practice, Morning Message Kindergarten, Handwriting Activities

Discoveries of a Teacher

My Hooding Ceremony Yesterday I made my way across the stage at LU to receive my diploma for my Master of Arts in Teaching English Language Learners. YAY! :) I've been teaching ELLs on a waiver this school year, and it has been wonderful. I'm so glad to be finished with weekends in class and writing my Action Research paper. Wooh! I really feel like a master, too. I made a 96 on the paper and a 4.0 overall GPA! Booyah!!

Take a half tissue and crumple it. Put it in the last two fingers of the child's hand. Ask the child to grasp the pencil with the remaining fingers. Supposedly he will automatically grasp the pencil correctly.

Works For Me: Teaching a Child To Hold a Pencil

I cannot take an ounce of credit for today's little tip--my son's preschool teacher taught it to me years ago. It's such a good one, I couldn't keep it to myself. You probably know how hard it can be to communicate to a child exactly how a pencil should sit...

After the student finishes his/her writing, the paper is given to the teacher and a small sticker is placed between words where the sticker will fit. If the space between the words is too small, a sticker is not put in that area. Writing Resources, Teaching Writing, Student Teaching, Teaching Tools, Teaching Ideas, Kindergarten Literacy, Literacy Activities, The Words, First Grade Writing

Teaching Students to Space Between Words - Make Take & Teach

One of the great benefits of my job is that I have the privilege of working with many skilled professionals from various disciplines. We have a dynamite staff of Occupational Therapists who are never short of ideas and suggestions. I recently had a discussion with one of our OTs, Lyzz, regarding letter reversals and handwriting […]

The Jumbo Pencil Grip helps right or left handed, adults and children to… … Kindergarten Writing, Writing Activities, Preschool Activities, Kindergarten Handwriting, Starting Kindergarten, Preschool Teachers, Literacy, Pre Writing, Writing Skills
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Write - Draw Your World

Write and learn! Tips for parents and teachers teaching children fundamental writing and handwriting skills. Instructions on holding the pencil in the tripod grasp to help children improve their writing skills, especially handwriting. Video, writing and handwriting instruction and tips. From the authors of Draw Write Now, Books 1-8.