Primary English: Handwriting and letter formation skills

Ensure your KS1 and KS2 classes are confident with handwriting patterns, letter formations and handwriting practice using these ready-to-use resources

Tes Resources Team

Pupil using a handwriting resource line guide to practice hand writing skills

Booklets, worksheets and visual aids to support learners as they master letter formation

Handwriting is a complex skill that pupils learn and develop throughout school and we know how important it is to find tried-and-tested resources that will offer your students the support they need, from developing pencil skills to tackling cursive handwriting. So whether you're looking for handwriting patterns, letter formation tasks, practice activity booklets or line guides, we have drawn together a selection of resources from teachers in the Tes community.

Handwriting patterns

Roll and mark make activity
isabellaamay

Roll and mark make activity

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This activity can be used as worksheets or laminated for children to use with a white board marker. To make this activity easier you can also print in A3. Thank you for downloading and if you find the time please leave a review.

Letter formation tasks

Cursive Handwriting Sheets
oceanic-dolphin

Cursive Handwriting Sheets

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Your purchase includes: 1 cursive handwriting book (lower case cursive letters only) And 1 finger writing book (lower case cursive letters only) Each page teaches you how to form the letter. Sheets can be given to children as homework for parents/carers to help at home. The 'Finger Writin...
Letter Formation - A-Z
TES_ABC

Letter Formation - A-Z

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A full A-Z set of writing formation sheets to help children practise forming their letters. The resource is available for practising upper case, lower case or both cases. Each sheet contains an example of the letter containing arrows to indicate how to form the letter. It also contains example le...
Letter Formation Booklet
MissLexic

Letter Formation Booklet

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Letter formation practice. Contains all letters of the alphabet in 3 different sized font, plus a join the dots picture on each page. Learning to form letters correctly can be a challenge for children, particularly those with visual perception challenges, fine motor skill difficulties, or additiona...
Nature Letter Formation Cards
littlemisstechnical

Nature Letter Formation Cards

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These beautiful cards are designed to help children correctly form their letters, using an illustration and little rhyme to help it stick! Designed to be laminated so that they can be used time and time again or could be hung as a display.
Letter Formation Keyring Cards
Getsmart4kids

Letter Formation Keyring Cards

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3 sets of letter formation cards ideal for making portable sets of keyring cards. Focusing on the sounds/letters - Set 1 - s a t p i n c k Set 2 - h e r m d o u g Set 3 - j l f b ai ie ee oa.

Handwriting practice

HANDWRITING PRACTICE | A-Z AUSTRALIAN ANIMALS
Kurious Koalas

HANDWRITING PRACTICE | A-Z AUSTRALIAN ANIMALS

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HANDWRITING PRACTICE | A-Z AUSTRALIAN ANIMALS 64 beautifully illustrated Australian animal themed handwriting worksheets. Use these worksheets to introduce letters or for independent practice. Write & Rhyme - Incorporate rhyme into the teaching of handwriting using the write and rhyme portion ...
Cursive Handwriting Booklets and Sheets - Updated
TheLorax

Cursive Handwriting Booklets and Sheets - Updated

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A series of handwriting booklets, each based on a specific handwriting skill (forming the anticlockwise letters, the tall letters, etc.). If you preview the resource using the preview window then it may look wrongly formatted but when if you download it and open it then everything will be laid out c...
Handwriting Dictionary
Top Marks Teaching Resources

Handwriting Dictionary

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A handwriting booklet that can be used as a dictionary. Students can add words to each letter in their dictionary as they learn new words and sounds. Each letter has its own page and space for various words beginning with each letter. At the back their is a second dictionary template with a s...

Line guides

Handwriting paper (small lines PDF)
MissRCA

Handwriting paper (small lines PDF)

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Portrait handwriting paper ready to print. Reach red lines for ascenders and descenders. Perfect for handwriting practice when not using handwriting books. *Larger lines also available as a separate download.
Handwriting Lines
Reall Languages

Handwriting Lines

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A page of handwriting lines in the same size as my worksheets to allow teachers to provide targeted follow-up to work done in handwriting lessons.