Preparing children for handwriting – Step 2

Code: Mprd
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.

Preparing children for handwriting – Step 2 - eBook

Code: Mprde
Year Level: Foundation
$65.00 (inc. $5.91 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
    Phases of Writing Development
    A milestone and information sheet which identifies the four phases of writing development. It includes age related examples.

    Just as children make many “mistakes” or approximations as they learn to talk, the development of writing skills is also a process. At each phase

  • Preparing children for handwriting - Step 2
    Getting Ready for Writing (Pre-writing patterns) Factsheet
    A downloadable factsheet 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

  • Preparing children for handwriting - Step 2
    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

National Curriculum Statement

This download outlines how PLD programs link to the ACARA National Curriculum year level content descriptions.

  • Preparing children for handwriting - Step 2
    PLD’s Alignment to the Australian National Curriculum
    How does PLD align to the Australian National Curriculum?

    In the attached download we have outlined where PLD applies to each year level, the content code and descriptor and the related PLD programs.  

ISBN : 9781925057690
ISBN : 9781925057690

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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.