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The range of motor skills that support handwriting.
This guide continues to prepare children, aged 4 1/2 to 5 1/2 years, for the demands of handwriting.
- Developed by an Occupational Therapist, this resource introduces a comprehensive pre-handwriting program with activities targeting skills that are essential for handwriting.
- Pencil grasp, paper position, posture and rehearsal of pre-writing letter formations.
- Tracking, visual memory and visual discrimination activities.
- Hand skills: cutting, play dough, threading etc. activities.
- Instruction manual (232 pages)
This publication is mentioned within the ‘Whole School Literacy Strategy’ booklet on page 10.
Phases of writing development ages 3 to 5
A milestone and information sheet which identifies the four phases of writing development. It includes age related examples.
Getting ready for writing (pre-writing patterns)
A sheet which identifies the six basic (pre-writing) patterns that form the basis of all alphabet letters.
Throughout the early years, children are encouraged to participate in a range of fine motor activities that develop: their manipulative skills a dominant hand the
Pencil grip & drawing skills ages 1 to 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 good pencil grip easier.
Correct pencil grip
A downloadable fact sheet with large illustrations and helpful tips of good pencil grip for left and right hand students.
This item is available for download from the link above.
National Curriculum Statement Click to reveal
Creating texts - Handwriting - Developing a fluent, legible handwriting style, beginning with unjoined letters and moving to joined handwriting
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