Welcome to Growing Hands-On Kids

Are you struggling to find age-appropriate activities that build skills and challenge your child? Every child develops in a sequence of skills that are the building blocks for their future learning. Children need multiple opportunities to develop these skills in a variety of ways and learning styles.

I believe that all children can reach their fullest possible potential through hands-on play and developmentally appropriate activities.

My mission is to provide developmental tips, tools, and strategies to help you grow hands-on kids.

Whether you are a parent, educator, therapist or other professional, this site is for you. Welcome!

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What is a Pincer Grasp?

Today we are going to take a look at a common grasp that emerges as a baby begins to grasp objects with their hands. Have you ever wondered what is a pincer grasp and why does it matter? If so, I have all the answers for you in this post.Pincer Grasp Definition The pincer grasp is defined as … Read More...

How to Fix Poor Letter Formations in Handwriting

Next to pencil grasp, poor letter formation concerns are probably one of the most common questions I get from readers. Letter formation can affect legibility and writing speed. If you have a child or student struggling with poor letter formations, it is important to address. Let’s take a look at how … Read More...

How to Fix Poor Spacing in Handwriting

When your child writes, do their letters and words get squished together? Do they seem to struggle with keeping the appropriate spacing between their words or letters? Are you constantly reminding them to space appropriately?Spacing issues often affect handwriting legibility, so it an important … Read More...

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