I have a 6 year old and when he first started writing, we went round and round about how to hold the pencil. I would correct his grip and 10 seconds later it would be messed up again. It’s hard for little ones to hold a pencil correctly. Then we found the magic solution! Pencil grips! It made it so easy for him to hold the pencil correctly and get a good start with handwriting. We use these small grips and they work great. But I’ve also seen the grips called “The Claw” that look really cool too:
If you have a little one working on pre-writing skills, you might be interested in our printable line and shape tracing sheets.