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OT Corner: Grip Strength – Fun Activities for Kids

[Source: Growing Hands on Kids]

Building grip strength can be fun and easy … even if you’re just a kid. To show you how I’ve created this list of activities that are great for kids. Plus we’ll dig into why grip strength is important and some signs to look for if you think your child or student has weak grip strength. 

You may see grip strength referred to as hand strength. Basically, grip strength is the amount of force applied through the hand in order to grasp and grip objects. Grip strength can be measured by using a tool called a dynamometer. This measures the amount of force the hand is able to produce while gripping the handle and squeezing the hand. 

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