- Whether you are teaching an adult or a child to write, it is very important that you teach them how to hold a pencil correctly. This post will help you teach a child to hold a pencil correctly . Toddlers who are just beginning to draw can grip their crayon any way they choose, but once a child is in preschool or entering kindergarten , it is a good idea to teach your child to hold a pencil correctly. It is good to help your student learn correct pencil grip early because once your child has already started writing with an incorrect grip, it can be pretty difficult to correct bad habits. The proper way to hold a pencil will help your child learn to form letters correctly and quickly, and will help to make the letters more legible too!
Tools to help your child learn the pencil grip: