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How to teach correct pencil grip with the fun alligator trick.

How to hold a pencil: The Alligator Trick

How to teach correct pencil grip - with the fun alligator trick! Good advice for me to use with my kindergartener & for her little red headed sisters!

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Had when i worked in a preschool and kids love them! I would use colored sand instead of white salt. DIY salt tray with alphabet cards. Easy to make and kids have fun smoothing out the salt after correctly making the letter

FREE poster: help for recognizing lower case letters. Chicken letters, giraffe letters and monkey letters.

FREE poster: help for recognizing lower case letters. Chicken letters, giraffe letters and monkey letters. Good for writing center.

Using highlighted paper and other strategies for improving handwriting. Free printable.

Strategies for Improving Handwriting

Good to know -- using highlighted paper helps students with letter size differentiation

Erasing letters with a Q-tip is a simple-to-set-up activity that works on letter recognition, the proper strokes for writing letters, and fine motor skills needed for writing. I love how this activity can be adapted to help kids with any letters of the alphabet they need assistance with. || Gift of Curiosity

Erasing letters with a Q-tip {101 Ways to Teach the Alphabet

Erasing letters with a Q-tip is a simple-to-set-up activity that works on letter recognition, the proper strokes for writing letters, and fine motor skills needed for writing. I love how this activity can be adapted to help kids with any letters of the al

If you are teaching writing to kids, or working on handwriting skills at all, these 21 handwriting activities are perfect to add to your plans!

21 Fun Handwriting Activities for Kids

Learning how to hold a pencil can be a little tricky for kids--and it's so important for handwriting! Here are some tips for correcting pencil grip.

6 Tips for Correcting Pencil Grip

6 Tips for Teaching Correct Pencil Grip with helpful how-to videos - needed an idea like this for my little!

10 Things All Teachers Should Know When Teaching Handwriting - great tips written by an OT

10 Things All Teachers Should Know When Teaching Handwriting - great tips written by an OT. Great tips for starting off in AND to pass on to parents to use at home!

5 Tips for Teaching Handwriting in your K-2 Classroom-A MUST READ! #mrsrichardsonsclass

Teaching Handwriting

FREE LEGO Handwriting Mats - Read - Build - Write | This Reading Mama

LEGO Handwriting Mats - Read, Build, and Write