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When to fix a pencil grasp

When to "Fix" a Pencil Grasp

10 Books That Inspire Kids to Write (+ writing paper printables)

Pre writing

Picasa Web Albums - Betiana 1 - Grafimanía 2

Print “washed out” pictures onto lined paper for writing letters. to create “washed out” pictures, copy & paste a picture onto word, select “format picture,” select “picture,” then under “image control” & “color” dropdown box, select “washout.” print and write your letter!

Pen Pal Kit Ideas | List of things to send as a package to start pen-palling with a friend. Great idea for kids!

eighteen25: pen pal kit

FREE! New Writing Practice Printable: Writing Practice Dice

FREE! A wonderful pencil control workbook, great for improving your children's fine motor skills and pencil control skills. A black and white alternativ...

100 Things that I love Writing Prompt

5 WAYS to learn with Magna Doodle. Really fun learning activites/games for toddlers, preschoolers and school age kids. (happy hooligans)

Fine Motor Play Ideas

"This website has really interesting writing prompts. Some of them are really fun!"

Choose a travel brochure and write a letter persuading your parents to take you there. Great Persuasive writing idea

42 Graphic Organizers

The Moffatt Girls: Graphic Organizers and Writing

handwriting practice as part of centers: laminate a set of handwriting worksheets & place in a binder with expo marker/eraser.

Kids practice fine and gross motor skills together in a pre-writing activity: Giant Dot-to-Dot

5 scissor exercises for kids, to develop cutting skills, ranging from beginner to advanced. (

Seven Steps to the Perfect #Story

balance marbles on top of washers

FREEBIE poster: Painting a Story with Words! Thanks, Monica!!

Pick a handfull of characters from this handy chart, and you'll be off and writing your own epic tale! Great for early

Six Simple Fine Motor Activities - lots of easy fun ideas for fine motor development like pushing feathers into a foam block.

A year's worth of work on writing ideas. Great for other creative writing activities or even handwriting practice. www.secondstorywi...

Hamburger Paragraph Template

Thinking of Teaching: Writing a Recount- Glowing vs. Growing

"Name Skeletons" Look closely: students folded white paper in half, wrote their names in cursive, and cut out around their names - this formed the body. They added the head, arms,and legs then mounted their "name skeletons" on black construction paper! - What a fun idea!