Occupational Therapy Month- Explore the Benefits of Pencil Grips – TPG Creations/The Pencil Grip, Inc.
Occupational Therapy Month- Explore the Benefits of Pencil Grips

Occupational Therapy Month- Explore the Benefits of Pencil Grips

Occupational Therapy Month- Explore the Benefits of Pencil Grips

April is Occupational Therapy Month! It is celebrated every April to recognize and raise awareness of the important work that occupational therapists do to help people of all ages achieve their goals, participate in daily activities, and live fulfilling lives! 

SHOP PENCIL GRIPS

This week 4/1-4/9 we will be offering a 40% discount on ALL Pencil Grips with code WEEK1 to celebrate the first week of Occupational Therapy Month! 

Pencil grips are an important tool that can help children develop and improve their fine motor skills, hand strength, and handwriting abilities.
 
 
Here are some wonderful benefits that pencil grips can provide:
  1. Improve Pencil Control: Pencil grips can help children maintain a stable grip on their writing utensil, leading to better pencil control and more precise writing.

  2. Increase Hand Strength: Pencil grips require children to use more hand and finger muscles than a regular pencil, which can help increase hand strength and endurance.

  3. Support Proper Hand Placement: Some children may have difficulty holding a pencil correctly. Pencil grips can support proper hand placement, leading to improved handwriting and less strain on the hand.

  4. Reduce Fatigue: Children who struggle with gripping a pencil for an extended period of time may experience hand fatigue. Pencil grips can help reduce the strain on the hand, making it easier for children to write for longer periods of time.

  5. Assist with Fine Motor Skills: Pencil grips can help children develop and improve their fine motor skills, which are crucial for tasks such as buttoning clothes, tying shoes, and using utensils.

  6. Increase Confidence: Children who struggle with handwriting may become frustrated and discouraged. Pencil grips can help them feel more confident in their abilities and lead to improved self-esteem.

Which grip is best for you?

 Our pencil grips are designed by doctors, tested by kids, approved by parents. Our ergonomic pencil grips improve handwriting, help give more control, and reduce hand fatigue. These colorful pencil grippers benefit both Adults and Children, Righties and Lefties. The Pencil Grip is the #1 grip recommended by therapists to help children write. 

 

The Original

The Original Pencil Grip benefits adults & children, righties & lefties. The Arthritis Foundation recommended this grip as "easy" and "comfortable." Grips fit on pencils, pens, crayons & many drawing and writing tools.

The Cross Over

The Crossover Grip improves kids handwriting by helping to give more control, reduce hand fatigue, and increase comfort. Writing with The Crossover Grip is easy and natural. Other rigid, harder grips can cause hand pain and discourage practice. The unique “wings” of the grip cover the thumb and pointer finger gently and hold them in the proper position for gripping – the Tripod Grip.

 

The Pinch Grip

 

As a transitional grip, The Pinch Grip bridges the gap between more structured grips and grips that provide more freedom. This intermediate step in the learning process can better aid the development of proper writing technique while improving handwriting, giving more control, and reducing hand fatigue. Its unique, patented design gently encourages the fingers and hand to rest in the proper position for gripping - The Tripod Grip. Unlike other pencil grips, The Pinch Grip feels natural because of its ergonomic design and soft, flexible, latex-free material.    

 

The Writing CLAW

The Writing CLAW is designed for proper grip development. With The Writing CLAW, children do not need to think about the mechanics of the correct grip. The grip builds the positive habit of an efficient grip and produces improved handwriting and control. The extremely flexible connection of the CLAW works for holding pencils, pens, crayons, markers, utensils and paintbrushes.

The Writing CLAW comes in three different sizes:

Small: Fits 2 year old-Kindergarten
Medium: Fits Kindergarten-6th Grade and Most Adult Females
Large: Fits Most Adults
 

3 Step Training Kit

Begin with The Crossover Grip for training; wings prevent fingers from crossing over. Transition with The Pinch Grip which balances structure with freedom. Finally, graduate with The Pencil Grip which provides comfort & control and is great for extended use.

 

The Jumbo Grip

 

The JUMBO Grip helps improve comfort, control, and the quality of handwriting. It uses the proven design of The Pencil Grip and is 40% larger. The large size of the grip means it provides more support, up to the second knuckle. Unlike other large pencil grips, The JUMBO Grip feels natural because of its ergonomic design and soft, flexible, latex-free material. The unique shape gently encourages the fingers and hand to rest in the proper position for gripping – The Tripod Grip.