Nice visual of different handwriting grips.

Therapy Fun Zone

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"Kindergarten-Friendly Handwriting, Phonics, and Word Work" program by Nellie Edge can now also be found as a COMPLETE and FREE RESOURCE at Kindergarten-Friendly Handwriting Matters!, Nellie Edge Online Seminar #2 https://onlineseminars.nellieedge.com. This teachers guide is a part of an integrated multisensory approach to teaching handwriting that encourages art and authentic writing practice.

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Your online kindergarten Professional Development just got easier! FREE DOWNLOADS include “How to Draw Cat and Dog,” which are anchor words from "Kindergarten-Friendly Handwriting, Phonics, and Word Work" by Nellie Edge. Children learn efficient handwriting, how to draw, and how to make "really cool books" in this authentic and proven approach to kindergarten handwriting. See https://onlineseminars.nellieedge.com. Nellie Edge Online Seminar #2, "Kindergarten-Friendly Handwriting Matters".

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First Steps to Writing: Teach Grip From infants to preschoolers, writing prep should start early!

First Steps to Writing: Teach Grip

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The reason I always insist on crisscross with hands and legs is because it forces the student to cross their midline. I like to tap into the idea of Brain Gym in my classroom. Movement with intention to increase learning. I truly believe that this movement allows students to find a focus and a calming point.

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Great blog, "Kindergarten-Friendly Handwriting Matters!", about supporting kindergarten writers! FREE DOWNLOADS include Name Ticket practice book. This girl has just completed a fluency activity where she practiced writing "heart word" sentences with good handwriting. For a proven approach to Kindergarten Handwriting, see Nellie Edge Online Seminar #2 at https://onlineseminars.nellieedge.com/

Talking to Kindergartners about Their Writing

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The Writing C.L.A.W. is the best pincher grasp support we have seen yet. It is an affordable and effective way to help young children develop an efficient pencil grip. Medium grip works well for kindergarten children. Follow link to see this and many other Great Drawing, Writing, and Word Work Resources. For a proven approach to handwriting, see https://onlineseminars.nellieedge.com/ , Nellie Edge Online Seminar # 2 "Kindergarten Handwriting Matters" with FREE and COMPLETE resources.

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DIY Salt tray with Alphabet Cards

DIY Salt Tray and Alphabet Cards

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We at nellieedge.com like this link. Check out the short pencils and the 4 steps to teach correct grip.

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Teach Your Child How to Hold a Pencil Correctly

Correct Pencil Grip - I Can Teach My Child!

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Uppercase and Lowercase Alphabet Printable. I am going to give a sheet to the twins so they have a reference for a while.

Alphabet Tracing Page- 26 Upper and Lowercase Letters

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

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This Nellie Edge KINDERGARTEN HANDWRITING blog is FILLED with proven kindergarten-friendly handwriting practices starting with a FREE "NAME TICKET" practice book for family involvement. The entire Kindergarten-Friendly Handwriting, Phonics, and Word Work Program is part of the FREE and COMPLETE seminar resources -- "Kindergarten Handwriting Matters," Nellie Edge Online Seminar #2: https://onlineseminars.nellieedge.com/

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creative and pretty way to practice letters & numbers. Things you need - Gallon size Ziploc bag, glitter (optional), food coloring, hair gel (dollar store)

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In Kindergarten-Friendly Handwriting, we encourage quality work and differentiate handwriting instruction. Provide a creative challenge for the child who comes into kindergarten already reading and writing AND provide a framework that supports the less experienced learner. Build a scaffold of success for ALL children! A proven approach to handwriting: https://onlineseminars.nellieedge.com/, Nellie Edge Online Seminar # 2 "Kindergarten Handwriting Matters" with FREE and COMPLETE resources.

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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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Kindergartners are so proud when they learn to make twinkling, spiral, and five-point stars! The SPIRAL STAR teaches the concept of continuous motion. The TWINKLING STAR teaches the lift-the-pen motion. The FIVE-POINT STAR teaches diagonal and horizontal lines, and develops perceptual integration. This introduces "Kindergarten-Friendly Handwriting" program as seen in https://onlineseminars.nellieedge.com/, Nellie Edge Online Seminar # 2 with FREE and COMPLETE resources.

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READ EXCERPTS FROM RESEARCH: Why kindergarten-friendly handwriting instruction is SO important. For a proven approach to handwriting, see https://onlineseminars.nellieedge.com/ , Nellie Edge Online Seminar # 2 "Kindergarten Handwriting Matters" with FREE and COMPLETE resources.

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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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"Kindergarten-Friendly Handwriting, Phonics, and Word Work" program by Nellie Edge can now also be found as a COMPLETE and FREE RESOURCE at Kindergarten-Friendly Handwriting Matters!, Nellie Edge Online Seminar #2 https://onlineseminars.nellieedge.com. This teachers guide is a part of an integrated multisensory approach to teaching handwriting that encourages art and authentic writing practice.

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Scribble Doodle and Draw: use paint baggies to practice printing letters, sight words, spelling words, etc.. so many ways!

Scribble Doodle and Draw: Squeezing in some fun!

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FREE practice page from Kindergarten-Friendly Handwriting, Phonics, and Word Work program by Nellie Edge. Drawing stars is part of "Kindergarten-Friendly Handwriting" program as seen in https://onlineseminars.nellieedge.com/, Nellie Edge Online Seminar # 2 with FREE and COMPLETE resources.

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Writing CLAW- The single most effective grip assist that I have seen in 25 years. Small Size: 3 & 4 years old Med Size: 5 to 9 years Large Size: 8 to adult

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pencil grasp development in preschoolers - Playdough to Plato.

Pencil Grasp Development

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

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