Occupational Therapy -> Fine Motor Skills -> Pincer Grasp

Pincer Grasp

Pincer grasp is defined as using the tips of the thumb and index finger to pick up and hold small objects. Individuals across all ages use a pincer grasp to complete tasks including the following examples: picking up small food items or toys and manipulating fasteners.


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    Bethany Ayer

    An easily scalable Resource including writing, drawing, visual scanning, counting, and more!

    Includes activity list
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    Hand strength is important to develop fine motor skills needed for daily tasks such as pencil grasp and handwriting, scissors skills and self-care such as dressing, eating, and brushing teeth.

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    Includes activity list
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    Includes activity list
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    Glenna Nave

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