Stabilizing the spinner using tongs strengthens and develops coordination of the “tripod fingers” used in handwriting.
I love these pliers that are manipulated like scissors! Students can use them to operate the spinner…..
Stabilizing the spinner on the wall while using a variety of grasping tools adds proprioceptive sensory input as I push against the wall. As with all vertical plane activities- this set-up promotes visual attention and postural control.
Please watch the following longer video for additional information….