Handwriting – Holding the Pencil

Before we can begin to write, we need to know how to hold the pencil correctly. By following the video demonstrations below you will be able to practice holding the pencil correctly, whether you are right or left handed.

First we begin by pointing the pencil towards your tummy. Next using you holding fingers  pick it up carefully. Tip it back to lay across your hand and put your pillow finger underneath. Your thumb first and second finger are the Holding Fingers and it is important that we only use these to hold the pencil.

Your Pencil Checks:

Are your holding fingers all level with each other?

Can you see a little of the pencil colour between your holding fingers?

Is your pillow finger underneath?

Is your pencil laying back across your hand?

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