This pencil grasp guide is a visual tool to help identify various pencil grasp patterns. Use this digital download to match grasp patterns to a child’s grasp to better understand typical grasp development, functional grasp patterns, inefficient grasp patterns, and “out-of-the-box” grasps that a child may use when holding and writing with a pencil.
This digital product contains five (5) pages of images, grasp names, and typical age that the grasp pattern may be observed.
Therapists can use this grasp guide as a quick visual screening tool to identify needs in motor skills, grasp patterns, and grasp development.
The printable packet includes:
- Images of each grasp pattern
- Names and typical age of development
- Notations on functional/efficient or inefficient grasp patterns