First Friday Q&A: Make Handwriting Technique Enjoyable and also Playful!

I’m taking a little break as we welcome our fourth child to our family. Appreciate this Very First Friday Q&A from in 2015 (additionally offered at YouTube here).

Here are some concepts for aiding kids develop handwriting abilities in novel and spirited means. See the video clip and then include your suggestions in the comments area. (Bonus offer for those seeing very carefully during the mirror sector: You’ll see the heap of clothes my boys went down as they competed bent on the Slip ‘n Slide.)

Handwriting Aids

Build Small Motor Skills:

Penalty Motor Skills Page Lots of ideas right here!

Handwriting Tips with the entire creating process– from FM abilities to putting pencil to paper.

Letter Formation:

Tactile Letters Package
Wikki Stix Alphabet Fun Cards for Understanding

Pencil Grasp:

Preschool Track: Teaching Correct Pencil Hold

Pencil Hold: Just How to Educate Your Youngster Exactly How to Hold a Pencil Appropriately

Enjoyable writing devices and also surfaces:

Chalk as well as Chalkboard


Whiteboard Markers

  • On Sheet Protectors
  • On Image Frames

Include the photo after you frame it up in preschool

  • On Windows

Dry Get Rid Of on Windows ( I wish to draw on those substantial window-walls as well!)

  • On Mirrors

Also Chapstick!

Dad Daddy Basics Happy Little Messes


Writing in the Salt NJC

  • On a table top
  • In a cookie sheet or tray
  • In the shower or bath (keep it out of eyes)
  • Inside baggie– Or attempt Paint Bag Writing from Let’s Explore– Wonderful Concept!

.?.!! Alter the Placement of the Creating Surface area:

  • On table top or lap
  • On wall or easel
  • On flooring or pathway
  • On bottom of table
  • Go 360 inside a huge box!

Give a Factor for Creating:

Authorize Me Up! Significant Ways to Motivate Preschoolers to Write Their Names

Creating Center Suggestions Modern Parents Messy Kids

Exactly how do you make handwriting practice enjoyable and spirited?

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