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Preparing Children for Handwriting – Step 2

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Year Level: Foundation
$82.50 (inc. $7.50 GST)
The range of motor skills that support handwriting.

Early childhood education is a critical time for consolidating the fine motor skills necessary for efficient pencil grasp, developing good strong habits for directionality and pre-writing skills, making sense of increasing complex visual information and storing and retaining information for future use (memory).

For this reason, we have created a 232-page Movement and Motor teaching guide to complement any early years program. The book contains clear information on developmental expectations for 4.5 and 5.5 year olds and the foundation skills necessary for handwriting development, with a guide to handwriting readiness in addition to a wide range of activity suggestions.

Features:

  • Developed by an Occupational Therapist, this resource provides early childhood workers and parents with easy-to-understand information and activities focused upon fine and gross motor skill development for Early Years students.
  • Contains cutting, colouring, drawing, playdough, pre-writing, along with ball, balance, eye tracking, and body control activities.
  • Expectations, support, and guidance on pencil grip and posture, among other skills.

 

Starting your students with Preparing Children for Handwriting – Step 1 provides children with the essential preparation that is needed for letter formation. This resource is mentioned in the Foundation Teaching Sequence Manual on page 14.

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Preparing Children for Handwriting – Step 2 - eBook

Code: Mprde
Year Level: Foundation
$65.00 (inc. $5.91 GST)

eBooks are solely for use by a single individual user. e.g. An individual classroom teacher. Learn more.

The range of motor skills that support handwriting.

Early childhood education is a critical time for consolidating the fine motor skills necessary for efficient pencil grasp, developing good strong habits for directionality and pre-writing skills, making sense of increasing complex visual information and storing and retaining information for future use (memory).

For this reason, we have created a 232-page Movement and Motor teaching guide to complement any early years program. The book contains clear information on developmental expectations for 4.5 and 5.5 year olds and the foundation skills necessary for handwriting development, with a guide to handwriting readiness in addition to a wide range of activity suggestions.

Features:

  • Developed by an Occupational Therapist, this resource provides early childhood workers and parents with easy-to-understand information and activities focused upon fine and gross motor skill development for Early Years students.
  • Contains cutting, colouring, drawing, playdough, pre-writing, along with ball, balance, eye tracking, and body control activities.
  • Expectations, support, and guidance on pencil grip and posture, among other skills.

 

Starting your students with Preparing Children for Handwriting – Step 1 provides children with the essential preparation that is needed for letter formation. This resource is mentioned in the Foundation Teaching Sequence Manual on page 14.


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ISBN : 9 781925 057690
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    Early childhood education is a critical time for consolidating the fine motor skills necessary for efficient pencil grasp, developing good strong habits for directionality and pre-writing skills, making sense of increasing complex visual information and storing and retaining information for future use (memory). For this reason, we have created a 232-page Movement and Motor teaching guide to complement any early years program. The book contains clear information on developmental expectations for 4.5 and 5.5 year olds and the foundation skills necessary for handwriting development, with a guide to handwriting readiness in addition to a wide range of activity suggestions. Features: Developed by an Occupational Therapist, this resource provides early childhood workers and parents with easy-to-understand information and activities focused upon fine and gross motor skill development for Early Years students. Contains cutting, colouring, drawing, playdough, pre-writing, along with ball, balance, eye tracking, and body control activities. Expectations, support, and guidance on pencil grip and posture, among other skills.   Starting your students with Preparing Children for Handwriting – Step 1 provides children with the essential preparation that is needed for letter formation. This resource is mentioned in the Foundation Teaching Sequence Manual on page 14.

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