Browsing articles tagged with " handwriting"
Sep
25
2010

Mind Your p’s & q’s: When Your Child Reverses Letters

My seven year old still reverses a lot of letters when he writes.  Any suggestions on how I can work with him?  Letter reversals are surprisingly common through age 7.  After that age, this could be an indication of a learning disability such as dyslexia.  Letters that are similar such as b, d, p, and q …Related Posts:Three very simple steps to help your young child’s writing:Improving Handwriting at Home

Sep
26
2009

Three very simple steps to help your young child’s writing:

1) For proper hand placement, put a piece of masking tape around the lower portion of the pencil where the child should grip it. If needed, put dots with a permanent marker on the tape to show where each finger should go. Of course when the pencil is sharpened, you’ll have to move or replace …Related Posts:Improving Handwriting at HomeYouTube and Teaching Go Hand in HandHow to Engage StudentsStory Tellers: Telling Stories Around the HouseWorks [...]

Sep
13
2009

Improving Handwriting at Home

My son’s teacher says his handwriting is horrible and she can’t read it. How can I help him at home? Often poor handwriting is the result of underdeveloped fine motor muscles in the hand. Purchase pencil grips for use at home and school. The pencil grip will help your son hold the pencil correctly and in …Related Posts:Three very simple steps to help your young child’s writing:YouTube and Teaching Go Hand in HandHow to Engage [...]

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