FINE MOTOR SKILLS: SPRING PENCIL POWER FOR THERAPY By Jan McCleskey, MA, OTR The Handwriting Clinic/First Strokes Products. Fun activities for eye-hand coordination and pencil control - all ages! 79 pages of eye hand coordination labs. Printable, with 4 labs per page.
Fine motor activities to teach pencil grasp, pencil control and eye hand coordination. ! Designed by an occupational therapist, Jan McCleskey, MA, OTR. This file has printable handouts for how to hold a pencil, as well as a therapeutic adaptation for working with inefficent grasp patterns.
The tracing files are specifically designed to work towards a manipulative, dynamic grasp. These fine motor labs are essential for any pediatric practice and are perfect for RTI in the schools. The pictures are not childish, and so perfect activities for hand rehabilitation, adult rehabilitation, and geriatric practice sessions. OT's can also recommend this file for teachers to purchase, to work on fine motor skills for an entire class for RTI. Very comprehensive.
If you like this product, a product that works very well in combination, is the Coloring Power Deluxe files by Jan McCleskey, MA, OTR. With both of these files, a client should be able to work towards improving grasp patterns on a pencil, and dynamic control.
Jan McCleskey, MA, OTR owns The Handwriting Clinic, in Plano, Texas - and has developed this program through years of experience in working with grasp development. I hope you will find this to be an extremely fun and useful tool. The TIP grip protocol is also included in this file, for clients who have challenging grasp patterns. Jan also has a multitude of FUN fine motor center time activities on The Therapy Share.