Pencil for Little Hands

Pencil for Little Hands

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Item #: 060944
Grades: K-1

Product Description:

Sharpened #2 pencil w/eraser about 4 long.

Publisher Description:

These 4" golf pencils with erasers are perfect for the little hands of students in grades K1.

The Get Set for School program is the high quality program you would expect from Handwriting Without Tears. This program was designed specifically for the preschool years, and uses the fun methods you would expect for that age. This program employs a unique, multisensory approach which prepares children to write. Children will play, build, sing, color and learn while developing important skills. Readiness & Writing Pre-K Teacher's Guide, now in its 8th edition, provides everything you need to understand the program and developmental stages to effectively teach the lessons. Topically, children learn the alphabet, letter and number recognition and formation, counting, shapes, colors and drawing. The writing focus is on uppercase letters, while lowercase letters are taught toward the end of the year (beginning in Week 30) using the My First Lowercase Book. Complete explanations are given on how to use the suggested manipulatives. Lessons are easy to use and there is a suggested 36 week schedule found in the front of the book. Crayon skills are developed while using special pages for scribbling and coloring. Strokes are practiced on "Mat Man" before ever making a letter. Capital letters and numbers are then practiced using a crayon. There are also extra activity pages which check readiness skills.

I Know My Numbers is a set of 10 small horizontal booklets (14 pgs ea), each centered on a number 1-10 that a student methodically works through as they practice writing and understanding these numbers. They are full of charming black and white illustrations and clear instruction. Little Chalk Bits is a good sized box (about 6.5"x 4"x 2) full of 1 pieces of thin (1cm) white chalk. This will go a long way! Little Sponge Cubes is a set of 100 (50 yellow/50 blue) small cubes (1cm) of kitchen sponge. Just right for tiny fingers to erase with!

This is a wonderful introduction to the world of handwriting for the preschool child.We offer several packages with both the most essential and also with recommended items for the program to fit your budget.


A follow up book to preschool is Kick Start Kindergarten, which reviews upper and lowercase letters, or the Kindergarten program, Letters and Numbers for Me.
Primary Subject
Early Learning
Grade Start
K
Grade End
1
Format
Other
Brand Name
Handwriting Without Tears
Weight
0.001 (lbs.)
Dimensions
3.88" x 0.25" x 0.25"
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Why did you choose this?
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My son's occupational therapist recommended them
Jacqueline S on Jan 14, 2022
Have used them in the past and am working with a student with fine motor needs who benefits from them.
Erin N on Jan 7, 2021
My son's occupational therapist recommended them
Jacqueline S on Jan 14, 2022
These are perfect and the kids will want to write with them. They love tiny things at this age.
Jennifer Z on Sep 21, 2021
Have used them in the past and am working with a student with fine motor needs who benefits from them.
Erin N on Jan 7, 2021
Teacher request
Diane S on Nov 17, 2020
I've got two preschoolers and thought these small pencils would be fun!
Rebekah N on Nov 1, 2020
I have been looking for pencils my preschoolers.
Colleen S on Oct 31, 2020
My daughter isn't using a proper tripod grasp.
Carlynn S on Oct 14, 2020
Perfect size pencils for my preschool through 2nd grade children!
Angela G on Aug 29, 2020
Never tried these before, but thought they were worth a try for my little guys.
Eyonna S on Aug 26, 2020
My 4 year old has trouble holding the regular pencils.
Suzanne F on Aug 12, 2020
For my preschooler to practice writing
Stephanie D on Aug 11, 2020
"Special" pencil for PK "school" - small tool to help teach responsibility.
Deborah B on Aug 9, 2020
to help my son with a pencil grip
RAHMA D on Jul 28, 2020
My 5-year-old has trouble holding a regular pencil.
User on Jul 15, 2020
Perfect for early writers!
Brittany C on May 30, 2020
Recommended by HWOT, thought it would help my kids with pencil grip.
User on May 15, 2020
I'm starting Pre-K Handwriting Without Tears with my son and wanted to see if these little pencils really help with learning to correctly grip a crayon or pencil. At $0.50 each, I'm not out anything to try it!
Brittany L on May 13, 2020
We love handwriting without tears' books, and are always plowing through pencils!
User on Mar 10, 2020
Its easier for little hands to grip these tiny pencils, and itll be cute for them to have their "own" pencils.
User on Jan 29, 2020
We use the HWT curriculum
Guido V on Jan 22, 2020
Developmentally appropriate and recommended by our OT
Amanda K on Oct 8, 2019
We are using HWOT and needed some pencils
Allison S. on Sep 6, 2019
My kindergartener loves these. Fit his hands perfectly.
Laura N on Aug 8, 2019
These are so helpful and give my son something that is more manageable to practice his correct pencil hold.
Corban C on Feb 6, 2019
Seems great for my PreK daughter who is learning to write!
Susan S on Sep 27, 2018
We love these pencils for beginning readers. They are harder to use an incorrect pencil grip on and prevent the children from holding them too high.
Abigail B on Sep 7, 2018
For the little hands we are teaching to write!
Yolanda O on Aug 26, 2017
Recommended size for little hands with handwriting without tears.
Amanda D on Aug 21, 2017
My son struggle with handwriting but these little pencils offer a bit of help
sony m on Aug 17, 2017
My daughter has low muscle tone but is very smart. Not being able to write has frustrated her so much. These pencils have been the answer. She finds that she doesn't tire as easily and is learning how to legibly write. I'm so grateful that we found them!
Tara O on Jul 10, 2017
For my daughter to learn the correct pencil grip
Jenna M on Apr 20, 2017
I love HWT and so I thought I would try these pencils for our 4 year olds
Anne L on Jan 3, 2017
I bought my 5 year olds fatter but long pencils and they have such a hard time picking them up then having to scoot down on the pencil with their fingers. These should be easy to pick up and hold for little hands!
Abigail B on Aug 28, 2016
Recommended by son's new school
Sharon B on May 9, 2016
I have an older child that never learned good pencil grip...trying to prevent that with my 3 year old! :)
Stephanie T on Apr 6, 2016
Experimenting. Have not tried this product before
Martha Y on Feb 8, 2016
These are perfect and the kids will want to write with them. They love tiny things at this age.
Jennifer Z on Sep 21, 2021
Teacher request
Diane S on Nov 17, 2020
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Rated 5 out of 5
Perfect for little hands
Just the size for little hands, especially when learning to write.
January 19, 2021
Purchased
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Pefered by 5 year old
We love these. My 5 year old chooses these over regular pencils every time. She loves writing with them.
October 24, 2020
Purchased
1 year ago
Rated 3 out of 5
50/50
Not a hit, but could be because he is use to a regular length puzzle already. Cute to tote in your purse though, or give it to a golfer.
September 18, 2020
Purchased
1 year ago
Rated 4 out of 5
What I Ordered
Perfect for little hands, wish it wad thicker though.
July 5, 2020
Purchased
1 year ago
Rated 4 out of 5
worked great
We loved these. They do seem easier for my daughter than a full-length pencil. She even said so once without my prompting. With that said, there are other short pencils on the market that aren't necessarily labeled "for little hands." Golf pencils, for instance.
October 3, 2019
Purchased
over 4 years ago


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