Alphabet Desk Strips – Cursive Font (Downloadable)

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Year Level: Foundation
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Printable Phonic Desk Strips ready for the new year.

The desk strips are attractive resources for use in the school or home to assist children during early spelling and writing efforts providing:

  • Letter starting points, sizing of letter and placement online
  • Reminders of correct pencil grip
  • Pictures to support alphabet sound recall
  • Available in Cursive or Foundation font
  • One Alphabet Desk Strip in PDF format for print on A3/A4 paper or card.

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