Solution Name: Pre-Writing Skills Training Through Play
Pre-writing skills are the fundamental skills children need to develop before they can write. These skills contribute to the child's ability to hold and use a pencil, and the ability to draw, write, copy, and color. A major component of pre-writing skills are the pre-writing shapes.
Threading and lacing with a variety of sized laces.
Play-dough activities that may involve rolling with hands or a rolling pin, hiding objects such as coins in the play dough or just creative construction.
Scissor projects that involve cutting out geometric shapes to then paste them together to make pictures such as robots, houses
Tongs to pick up objects.
Drawing or writing on a vertical surface.
Everyday activities that require finger strength such as opening containers and jars.
Prewriting shapes: Practice drawing the pre-writing shapes
Finger games: that practice specific finger movements such as Itsy-Bitsy Spider
Craft: Make things using old boxes, egg cartons, wool, paper and sticky or masking tape.
Construction: Building with Legos, blocks, etc.
Q-tip painting. Practice the pincer grip by painting with a Q-tip
Beads & Pipe Cleaners- lacing beads
Cutting Practice with play dough
Write in salt, shaving cream/ various textures
Tweezers to pick up items
Pipettes to squeeze to get water
Tear and Scrunch paper
Items in Home:
Description: 500- 700 Assorted Buttons
Description: Jumbo Tweezers/Tongs
Description: Caydo 200 Pcs Pipe Cleaners
Description: Play-Doh Party Pack
Description: LEGO Classic Medium Creative Bricks
6. 3D Models
Description: STEM Learning Toys
Description: Pony Beads
Description: Home-X Clothespins
Description: Liquid droppers