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Kindergarten Handwriting

Kindergarten-friendly handwriting is woven into authentic writing experiences

Kindergarten Handwriting

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How scissor skills can help handwriting development! We at like this link for handwriting support.

Quick writes build fluency.

READ EXCERPTS FROM RESEARCH: Why kindergarten-friendly handwriting instruction is SO important.

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"

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 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"

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

This simple tip can help students correct awkward pencil grips!

Pencil Grip Tip!

Pre writing, fine motor, pencil control

Pencil Control for Early Learners

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

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

Color My World « Miss Mancy's Blog

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

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

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!

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

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

Fluttering Through First Grade: Cool Blue Capitals

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

Erupting Moon Dust Prewriting Activity ~ Learn Play Imagine

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)

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

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.