As young children progress from early mark making toward writing letters it can be tempting to push them toward tracing sheets and worksheets designed for handwriting practice. However, teaching handwriting without these tools can be a lot more fun!
Handwriting practice doesn’t need to be boring! This handwriting activity uses colored pencils with bright and vivid colors to make a colorful activity that seems more like a game than working on handwriting skills like letter formation and pencil pressure. If you’ve been following The OT Toolbox for long, then you know that creative handwriting ... Read more
I wanted to share with you today some favorite and fun ideas for teaching the letters of the alphabet and handwriting. Over the years teaching the alphabet has changed quite a lot due to the increase in standards. However, the fact that young children can get overwhelmed with learning both the uppercase and lowercase version […]