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Pencil Warmups to Teach How to Hold a Pencil. Teach students how to hold a pencil correctly. This free download has activities for pencil warmups - perfect for centers, for class activities or for occupational therapy. These activities work on developing a dynamic grasp on a pencil using isolated finger movement. Perfect for preschool (age 4 1/2), kindergarten, first grade and above. These activities can be used with or without the TIP grip protocol. The TIP grip protocol was developed by Jan McCleskey, MA, OTR, an occupational therapist from The Handwriting Clinic. The TIP grip protocol is described in the featured FREE download in The Fine Motor Store on TPT. The link to the training document is as follows:
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