Chalkdraw

Purpose:

This activity helps in developing pre-writing and writing skills. ,, the child receives more kinesthetic feedback when drawing or writing with a chalk. Having the child lay prone on the floor helps with proximal stability and assists in strengthening the shoulder muscles.

For this activity, you can have the child draw on a chalkboard or on the sidewalk.

While large chalks would work better on the sidewalk, try to use small (or even broken) chalk to promote a tripod grasp.

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