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What is a proper scissors grasp? There are several key elements to achieving a correct scissors grasp. First, both hands should be in a thumbs-up position. For a small scissor, the thumb goes in the “top loop” and the middle finger goes in the “bottom loop” and the scissors should rest on the index finger. For a larger scissors the index and middle fingers should be placed in the bottom loop/ The fourth and fifth fingers should be tucked into the palm to provide stability fo
The air is brisk, the leaves outside are changing colors, and Thanksgiving is right around the corner. It is officially autumn, and your children are well into their second month of school. Although the weather may be getting cooler, it is not time to stay indoors yet. Here are some fun outdoor activities to simulate your children's senses, strengthen their muscles, increase body awareness and sense of body position in space and improve fine motor skills and eye-hand coordina
In the era of ever-advancing technology and computers, it may seem as though handwriting can take a back seat. On the contrary, computer skills and keyboarding- while important- do not replace the need for handwriting entirely, especially for children under 12, for whom handwriting remains faster than keyboarding. Writing remains a critical form of portable communication for note taking, test taking, completion of classroom work and homework, and as prerequisite job skill. Wh