Summer is the perfect time to help you child work on their handwriting skills. However it’s not what you think. Rather than sitting them down with lined paper and pencil and having them write and write until it’s perfect, it’s actually time to gather activities to help build their strength in their fingers and build visual discrimination skills.
Take a moment each day to get out all those fun things of childhood and play to help build skills for Handwriting!
- kitchen tongs
- lacing cards
- and more!
Using activities that use those fine motor skills help to build the strength needed in your child’s hand to from letter correctly while writing.
Gross Motor Skills are a fun way also to build those muscles activities like swinging, Jump roping and monkey bars help to build that strength too!
We have 3 Pinterest Boards that can help you with Building Handwriting Skills
Favorites from After School Last week!
- Letter Forming Practice Printable from Teaching Little Ones at Home
- Free Lego Printables and 70+ Learning Ideas with Legos from Living Montessori Now
- Writing Kits for Kids from Pen Pals and Picture Books
- 3 Whole Punch Pictures for Teach Beside Me
- Flower Beading from The Usual Mayhem
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