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Kindergarten Handwriting

Kindergarten-friendly handwriting is woven into authentic writing experiences


Kindergarten Handwriting

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Enjoy this new Handwriting blog from NELLIE EDGE for authentic writing samples, practical tips, and FREE resources. "I love you" is our FIRST "heart word sentence" that gives children writing power! "Fall and Winter Handwriting Tips" nellieedge.com/blog/

Our kindergarten friends at Nellie Edge Seminars loved these small "just right" pencils! They are useful tools the beginning of the year for children who are still developing control of finger muscles. See Pencils for Little Hands from Handwriting without Tears.

We at nellieedge.com likes this link. Video highlighting the importance of trunk stability/core strength need for handwriting

This new Nellie Edge blog is FILLED with proven kindergarten-friendly handwriting practices STARTING WITH THE "NAME TICKET." Includes FREE templates. "Fall and Winter Handwriting Tips" nellieedge.com/blog/

What is crossing midline and why is it important for child development? Check out these 10 crossing midline exercises for kids. www.GoldenReflect...

10 Crossing Midline Exercises For Kids - Golden Reflections Blog

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This simple tip can help students correct awkward pencil grips!

Pencil Grip Tip!

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Pre writing, fine motor, pencil control

Pencil Control for Early Learners

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Clothespin for teaching pencil grasp from: Building Blocks Pediatric Occupational Therapy Services, LLC

Fantastic information about crayons!!!! ALLLL teachers SHOULD read this post!

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Strengthen your child's arms/shoulders for better writing/fine motor skills

Pop the Piggy on my Tummy « Miss Mancy's Blog

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5 tips for improving your child's handwriting skills

Teach Your Child How to Hold a Pencil Correctly

Correct Pencil Grip - I Can Teach My Child!

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FREE practice page from Kindergarten-Friendly Handwriting, Phonics, and Word Work program by Nellie Edge. Children LOVE to make stars!http://www.nellieedge.com/shop/pdf/Learn-Draw-5-point-star.pdf

Shaving Cream Alphabet Writing activity for kids. What a great sensory experience and memorable way to teach writing ABC’s to young children! Craft supplies you will need: Shaving cream (foam) Tray Craft instructions: Have the children spray shaving cream into a tray. Then, call out alphabet letters and have the children shape their letters in the shaving cream!

Push Pins strengthen tripod fingers for writing

Play At Home Mom LLC: Getting Creative with Push Pins

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Cool Blue Capitals: Kids get to use a Cool Blue Marker when they write a capital letter!

Fluttering Through First Grade: Cool Blue Capitals

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Mark making in moon dust - a sensory tray for early learning.

Erupting Moon Dust Prewriting Activity ~ Learn Play Imagine

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FREE HANDWRITING PRACTICE pages, articles, strategies, and research. Kindergarten-Friendly Handwriting Matters! is a beautiful blog for kindergarten and special ed teachers, and parents who homeschool. Discover joyful pathways to accelerated literacy...

Adaptive idea helps kids hold a pen, pencil or even a paint brush.

VCU OT in Ghana (OCCT 690)

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Nellie Edge Seminars and Kindergarten-Friendly Handwriting: Consider sharing this information with families. We like to understand the special needs of the left-handed child and remind children of all of the important and creative people who were left handed. . . Queen Victoria, Bach the composer, and our president, Barack Obama.

Left Handed Children - help for children, parents and teachers

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QUICK WRITES BUILD FLUENCY AND WRITING MUSCLE. This girl has just completed a fluency activity where she practiced writing her favorite "heart word" sentences with good handwriting. Documentation is from an action- research project with Nellie Edge and Jaime Corliss. See blog "Talking to Kindergartners about their Writing" for delightful examples of children's writing and teacher language that empowers young learners. nellieedge.com/blog/

DOWNLOAD "I" CHANT under the FREE POETRY tab/September at Nellie Edge.com. Find over 200 free songs, poems, chants, and rhymes for "I Can Read" notebooks. From Kindergarten- Friendly Handwriting.

In Kindergarten-Friendly Handwriting we encourage quality work and differentiate handwriting instruction. It is equally as important to provide a creative challenge for the child who comes into kindergarten already reading and writing as it is to provide a framework that supports the less experienced learner. Build a scaffold of success for ALL children and let your proficient writers soar!

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kindergarten writing | Nellie Edge a Kindergarten Blog

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