The 3 Step Pencil Grip Training Kit is a 3-step set of pencil grips that teach and/or improve your pencil grip. These can be used by right handed or left handed writers. They have a rubbery feel to them, and they fit any standard writing utensil such as a pencil, pen, or even crayons.
I've never seen this grip before. It's not even on the chart of correct vs. incorrect grips. It's crazy! He uses ALL of his fingers, and it's just....crazy.
His grip isn't any of the listed ones. He's in a league all his own! But, look what happens when he uses the 3rd pencil grip.
This is the last step, and while he's still not perfect, and we are going to be using these more, it's a LOT better. His handwriting is a LOT neater, too. We tried steps 1 and 2, but he was having frustration issues trying to make it "perfect." It's an autism thing for him. So I went to this one to try and get him used to having his fingers together more, without the closed in effect of the first two. Now that he's getting more used to it, I have been able add in the first one a bit more to fine tune his grip.
While the scissors didn't work for us, the pencil grips have worked fabulously. I can tell a huge difference in both kids' grips just in the few weeks we have used them, and even my handwriting is a lot better. I always highly recommend The Pencil Grip, Inc. and this time is no exception. I hope to see a change in production with the Ultra Safe Safety Scissors as I think they are a great concept that wasn't executed well in the manufacturing stage, but the idea and design is a great one. The grips, especially the 3 step kit, are wonderful.
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