Handwriting Exercises

Collection by Rhonda Thayer

Rhonda Thayer
PDF files of various types of writing paper that would be great to use on ActivBoard or SMART Board. Kindergarten Writing, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Teaching Tips, Literacy, Writing Ideas, School Fun, School Days, Middle School

Educational Resources for Special Needs

picture communication cards, songs, games and learning activities for autism, aspergers, fetal alcohol syndrome and disabilities

great idea for a dice math activity! we all know kids could use some fun math activities! Math Classroom, Kindergarten Math, Classroom Activities, Teaching Math, Guided Maths, Teaching Subtraction, Maths Eyfs, Maths Fun, Multiplication

Stamping Dice

This simple Stamping dice activity is a great way to encourage your little one to practice math facts.

Use a pencil case to store sand and an unsharpened pencil to practice writing letters, names, and words. You could use the same setup for writing in the sand with your finger. ***Could use in Word Work with Daily 5 Sand Writing, Writing Words, Pre Writing, Letter Writing, Writing Ideas, Teaching Reading, Teaching Tools, Fun Learning, Learning Stations

Word Work Center etc. - One Extra Degree

What if we could make kids fall in love with spelling instruction? What if you could harness novelty to engage your students, stimulate their brilliant brains, and improve word retention as a result? It’s possible, and once you launch this approach in your classroom, your spelling instruction will never be the same. There’s no turning …

ABC Bingo - Trace w/dry erase marker when their letter gets called. For my kindergarten friends! Kindergarten Literacy, Kindergarten Reading, Teaching Reading, Early Literacy, Letter Activities, Literacy Activities, Literacy Stations, Literacy Centers, Teaching Resources


Remember this game from a month or so ago? A reader asked if I had it available in lowercase. Well, I didn't. But I do now. ...

Hand Arches - Huge list of fantastic ideas for increasing strength in the hands. >This is a site put together by an OT. She offers a zillion ideas about helping kids develop skills in all areas. Occupational Therapy Activities, Occupational Therapist, Motor Activities, Activities For Kids, Activity Ideas, Pediatric Ot, Hand Therapy, Gross Motor Skills, Sensory Processing

Hand Arches

Site provides activities that parents can do at home with their child to develop fine motor skills. The development of hand arches is important for skill movement of the fingers and control of strength in the hand.

Tracing Lines - Beginning writing skills for use in pre-school/daycare Donna Young Preschool Writing, Preschool Printables, Preschool Worksheets, Preschool Kindergarten, Preschool Learning, Writing Activities, Educational Activities, Preschool Activities, Tracing Worksheets

Printing Readiness

Prepare your child for handwriting with these prinatables. Trace circles, line, and zig-zags to become used to drawing the printed letter.

Types of handwriting grips. FYI: Love this OT Pediatric Occupational Therapy Site. It's easy to use with good pics. Types Of Handwriting, Different Handwriting, Teaching Handwriting, Handwriting Activities, Improve Handwriting, Handwriting Ideas, Handwriting Practice, Pediatric Occupational Therapy, Pediatric Ot

Pencil Grip

I see so many articles and statements about the dynamic tripod grasp being the one that should be used, and that you need to have a child learn to use that grip. I think that’s rubbish. Yes, the dynamic tripod is the most efficient, but many grasps can be just as efficient if they are[Read More]

Stages of pencil grasp - This web site is a great resource for motor skills ~ TONS of ideas to help muscles strengthen, too; Motor Activities, Preschool Activities, Preschool Writing, Pediatric Ot, Gross Motor Skills, Early Literacy, Tot School, Writing Skills, Childhood Education

Stages of pencil grasp - Re-pinned by #PediaStaff. Visit ht.ly/63sNt for all our pediatric therapy pins

Stages of a child's writing rubric and handout Stages Of Writing, Pre Writing, Kids Writing, Writing Resources, Writing Activities, Nursery Activities, Opinion Writing, Writing Ideas, Teacher Resources

Tips for Teaching Kids to Write on Lined Paper!

Learning can be fun! Using the proven HeidiSongs multi-sensory method, even preschool age children can easily learn to identify numbers, shapes, sight words.

Frog Spot: Spring Lamb Handwriting Freebie Great way to work loops for getting ready for cursive. Pre Writing, Writing Skills, Writing Table, Kids Writing, Classroom Freebies, Classroom Activities, Kindergarten Writing, Literacy, Early Learning

Spring Lamb Handwriting Fluency Worksheets - Classroom Freebies

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grid copying drawings - looks like a neat website too. Visual Motor Activities, Visual Perceptual Activities, Therapy Activities, Writing Activities, Pediatric Occupational Therapy, Pediatric Ot, School Ot, Visual Memory, Vision Therapy

Grid copying drawings

I found a pack of index cards a while back. I think it was at Goodwill. The cool thing about them was that they were a bit larger than the u...

Tips and resources for teaching handwriting in your homeschool for elementary ages grade) Teaching Handwriting, Handwriting Activities, Improve Your Handwriting, Handwriting Practice, Handwriting Worksheets, Handwriting Exercises, Cursive Handwriting, Preschool Letters, Preschool Worksheets

Teaching Handwriting in Your Homeschool: Elementary Edition

It's time for my last post in the teaching handwriting in your homeschool series. Today we will be talking about elementary age children and handwriting. We will also look at some common handwriting problems and

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pincer grasp

site contains activities that parents can do at home with their child to develop a pincer grasp and related fine motor activities. A pincer grasp enables a child to pick up small items using a thumb and index finger rather than a full grip.