Is Too Much Tech Leading to Difficulty Holding a Pencil?

Click the link below to read a great article highlighted in the Child Care Resource & Referral Center Curriculum Corner: HOW DO I SUPPORT WRITING DEVELOPMENT? crumbling paper picking up food with fingers putting shapes in a shape sorter scooping and dumping turning knobs squeezing and manipulating play dough stringing beads zippers and buttons building with Legos and Lincoln Logs What do all these activities have in common? They are all precursors to writing. These are fine motor activities that will help strengthen little hands and prepare them to grasp writing tools and eventually use a three-point or tripod grip to hold a writing instrument. Emergent writing skills start out as scribbles

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