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Pencil Grip - Tri Go

€0.50

€0.41 ex. VAT

This pencil grip design enables the fingers to touch the pencil so that no extra thickness is being added. The advantage of this is that once the child’s grasp of the pencil is correct transitioning back to a pencil without a pencil grip is easier. This grip is equally suitable for both the left and right hand. The grips are soft to the touch. 

Additional Information

1.     There is more to correcting a pencil grasp then just putting a pencil grip on a pencil. The child also needs to   develop strength in all the right places. This means building a stable support by working on core strength, shoulder, elbow, and wrist stability.

2.     The child needs to assume a proper seating position, this means no dangling feet from kitchen chairs. If the feet are not flat on the floor then the child is not stable and balanced, this will have a negative effect on hand writing that no pencil grip will fix.

3.     Remember that the pencil grip isn’t glued to the child’s fingers in the correct position. So it needs to be monitored or the child can start compensating around the pencil grip as well.

4.     If the child is struggling to isolate their little finger and ring finger, give them something small to hold in these fingers. This will keep the little finger and ring finger tucked out of the way.

Product Code PEN005