Handwriting Teaching Tips

Tips For Teaching Handwriting

1. Work on hand-eye coordination with craft projects.

2. Work on skills one at a time. Letter Height, Spacing, Slants, and Line Alignment.

3. Once all skills are mastered begin to group skills together.

4. Use high-frequency words and words that have meaning to students.

5. Provide parents with a handwriting guide.


Handwriting Tips for Lefties:

6. Position the paper to the extreme left of the child's mid-line.

7. Angle the paper so that it is parallel with the child's forearm

8. Put masking tape on their desks to help them align the paper.