Fine Motor/Handwriting Group

The Fine Motor/Handwriting group is a tailored program to assist children in developing their overall hand and finger strength, seated posture, drawing and handwriting skills, pencil grasps, core and shoulder stability.

Aims of Group:

  • To help children develop basic fine motor skills through play and activity participation.
  • To develop areas of children’s physical strength that will promote good handwriting e.g. shoulder stability and core strength.
  • To practice handwriting and teach children handwriting basics such as letter formation and neatness.
  • To show children posture, positioning and pencil grips.
  • To provide parents with strategies to use at home to complement the therapy sessions.

Skill Progression:

  • Skills to write
  • Motivation and Exploration of Letters
  • Accuracy and Letter Formation
  • Speed and Flow