how to improve handwriting in kids

13 easy activities to improve hand grip in kids
Handwriting | Occupational Therapy | school-based learning

13 easy activities to improve hand grip in kids

Having a proper hand grip, or better known as a pencil grip, is the foundation of functional handwriting skills. Being able to properly hold your pencil makes a difference between neat and messy writing. The way we write, good or bad depends on our grip. Most children often have difficulties with holding a pencil or…

Prewriting Skills: Valuable tips to improve handwriting
Handwriting | Occupational Therapy | school-based learning

Prewriting Skills: Valuable tips to improve handwriting

Prewriting skills are the foundation of handwriting. They consist of lines and strokes that children need to learn to form before they are expected to write. In the first post of this series (How to improve handwriting: 5 successful ways OT’s can help), I talked about the benefits of utilizing OT services when your child…

How to improve handwriting in kids: 5 successful ways OT’s can help
Handwriting | Occupational Therapy | school-based learning

How to improve handwriting in kids: 5 successful ways OT’s can help

Poor handwriting is something that every child has when they are first learning how to write. But, what happens when it becomes a constant problem well past the appropriate age? Is your child having a hard time forming the letters of the alphabet? If you are past that stage, are they forming those letters way…