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October 03, 2013
Writing Prep

It’s hard for many kids to hold pencils the correct way when they start school. Help your child learn the right way with this simple sock system. Take an old sock and cut three holes in the toe area. Have your child put his hand in the sock with just his thumb, forefinger, and middle finger poking through; these are the fingers that hold a pencil.

 
 

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