Am I ready to handwrite? A3 Poster

Year Level: Early Years, Foundation, Year 1 & 2

Am I ready to handwrite is a poster providing solid introduction to the beginning of handwriting

Ideal for student and teacher reference, this poster is designed to provide explicit instruction on the following:

  • Letter formation and size
  • Letter placement
  • Reminders of correct posture

The following implementation booklet outlines how PLD OT designed programs can be applied to schools. Refer to pages 6 and 10.

 

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    Fine and Gross Motor Developmental Milestones – Ages 4 and 5

    This fine and gross motor development milestone poster/sheet for 4 and 5 year old children outlines tips for home and causes for concern.

    Designed by Occupational Therapists this resource promotes awareness of early motor developmental milestones. The sheet outlines: What children be able to do with their body. Tips

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    The Development of Appropriate Pencil Grip and Drawing Skills – Ages 1 – 6

    These milestone and information sheets identify the age-related milestones for hand function, pencil grip (grasp) and drawing skills in children aged 1 to 6 years. They present images of good and NOT good pencil grip and also outline hints for making a good pencil grip easier.

    When children first begin to draw using crayons, pencils or brushes they use a dagger grasp. In a natural developmental sequence, they will hold the

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    Correct Pencil Grip

    A downloadable fact sheet with large illustrations and helpful tips of good pencil grip for left and right hand students.

    What makes pencil grip easier? • Big pieces of paper. • Big crayons, brushes and markers (larger tools ensure children use the right muscles and

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    PLD’s 2020 Whole School Literacy Plan

    The document outlines how to implement PLD’s literacy, Movement and Motor and Oral Language resources during the Early Years, Foundation, Year 1 & 2 and across Years 3 to 6. Each page provides suggested time frames and implementation recommendations.

    The purpose of this document is to provide an implementation outline to assist schools in scheduling the PLD programs within a broad school-based strategy. When

National Curriculum Statement

Creating texts - Handwriting - Developing a fluent, legible handwriting style, beginning with unjoined letters and moving to joined handwriting Can relate to various year level statements

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