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I use my occupational therapy skills to help children aged 4 to 11 years improve their handwriting. The latest handwriting research says that the best method to teach handwriting is to provide resources that capture a child's interest and to avoid repeatedly copying the same letter. My worksheets aim to be fun, useful and interesting. If you wish a resource created for you, email me at sheilagh@helpwithhandwriting.co.uk

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I use my occupational therapy skills to help children aged 4 to 11 years improve their handwriting. The latest handwriting research says that the best method to teach handwriting is to provide resources that capture a child's interest and to avoid repeatedly copying the same letter. My worksheets aim to be fun, useful and interesting. If you wish a resource created for you, email me at sheilagh@helpwithhandwriting.co.uk
Learn how to write the letter A (Cursive style) and become an adventurer

Learn how to write the letter A (Cursive style) and become an adventurer

Using a concept of being an adventurer this printable handwriting worksheet allows children to follow the letter stroke guidelines whilst collecting images. Let them discover how to write the letter A/a in the cursive script and learn the direction of the letter stroke by passing images along a line of tents, compasses, postcards and planes. Age/Year Group: 4 to 7 years / Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 / Key Stage 1 Total pages: 13 (including cover). All pages are in colour but can be printed as black and white File Type: PDF These worksheets include: ★ 4 Pages of tracing, copying and writing the letter ‘A’ in capitals reducing in letter size for greater difficulty. ★ 5 Pages of tracing, copying and writing the letter ‘a’ in lower case reducing in letter size for greater difficulty. ★ To ‘become an adventurer’ the child must keep their pencil on the line and draw past the images linked to this theme ★ For extra fun every page has a specific colouring activity. This will further develop pencil control skills and it will keep those children who finish early something more to do. ★ Certificate ★ Teacher guidance notes Why choose my handwriting worksheets: Handwriting is my passion. I love to create resources that are fun, easy to use and that work! As a children’s occupational therapist my worksheets have a graded approach based on handwriting development. I use only a handwriting font that won an international award for teaching children to write. This cursive font has been recognised to help children with dyslexia. However, I know through my daily practice that it REALLY helps all children to write. Terms of Use: Copyright © Help with Handwriting. All rights reserved by author. This product is to be used by the original downloader only. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. Clipart and elements found in this PDF are copyrighted and cannot be extracted and used outside of this file without permission or license. Intended for classroom and personal use ONLY.
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Remembrance Day themed: Cursive alphabet + number handwriting worksheets for 7 to 11 yrs, KS1 & KS2

Remembrance Day themed: Cursive alphabet + number handwriting worksheets for 7 to 11 yrs, KS1 & KS2

Needing to teach children to write clearly formed joined letters? This resource combines teaching children about Remembrance Day with letter writing practice. It uses an award-winning writing font teaching children where to start, which direction to write and where to stop. This is particularly useful for children with dyslexia, dyspraxia and for those who are slow writers. Teach children the where to start, which direction to write and where to stop for joined writing using Remembrance Day as a theme. As well as learning how to join letters each page as a mini quiz where a child must guess the word linked to Remembrance Day that they have written. This takes away the dullness of letter and number writing. I use it and I know it works It helps children in Years 3 to 6, meeting the UK curriculum needs of Key Stage 1 & 2 to develop: • Letter formations and joins • Establishing handwriting movement patterns • Starting and finishing points • The correct direction to follow Created by myself, I use occupational therapy techniques to improve a child’s writing throughout the pack by using a developmental process. You do not need to think of anything as it has been done for you! Just print out and use. There are 4 pages of worksheets. - Capital Letters - Lower case Letters (cursive script) - Numbers 0 to 9 - Maze Game Suitable for the whole class, small groups and 1 to 1 sessions.
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Remembrance Alphabet Worksheets

Remembrance Alphabet Worksheets

In this Remembrance alphabet worksheets there are 12 activities designed to help five to six-year-olds learn correct cursive letter formation and excellent pencil control skills. Whether in the classroom or at home, this handwriting workbook teaches children how to correctly write all the letters of the alphabet in capital and lowercase cursive forms. They start by following arrows and guidelines and then progress to writing them without the arrows before being able to write them freehand. By the end of the workbook, you can award the child with a certificate of completion. Please note, the design follows the UK method of learning cursive handwriting where only the lower case letters are in the joined up style.
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Sea Creatures Handwriting Sheets

Sea Creatures Handwriting Sheets

Sea creatures handwriting sheets is a workbook that has been carefully designed to help three to four-year-olds with their eye-hand coordination skills and pencil control. By using easy to hold bingo pens or thick felt tip pens, your child will quickly pick up on the essential skills needed for writing. These 8 alphabet writing practice sheets, based on life under the sea, take your children on a sub-aquatic adventure, meeting strange and exciting sea life, mysterious shipwrecks and even hidden treasure. The idea is to help small children to develop their eye-hand coordination in a fun, bright, imaginative and exciting way that will keep them engaged throughout the activity.
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Handwriting Sheets Space Travel

Handwriting Sheets Space Travel

These handwriting sheets space travel have been designed to help three to four-year-olds develop pencil control and eye-hand coordination skills in an engaging and exciting way. Through the use of a bingo pen, thick felt tip pen or even a paintbrush, your child will master essential handwriting skills. These 14 activity sheets, based on space travel, help small children to develop the pencil control skills needed in effective handwriting by allowing them to practise their eye-hand coordination. As they travel through space, meeting friendly alien characters and futuristic spaceships, they become more comfortable with holding writing equipment. These worksheets will be the start of them developing eye hand coordination skills.
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Find the rabbit in the circus and write common prepositions

Find the rabbit in the circus and write common prepositions

This writing workbook has been designed for five and six-year-olds giving them cursive handwriting practice. The 15 worksheets guide the child through learning how to write common prepositions such as away from, beside and between. The challenge is to find the rabbit and draw a circle, square, diamond or triangle around it. This writing workbook is a fun and exciting way for children to learn their common prepositions as well as develop their handwriting techniques. Whether on their own or as part of a classroom exercise, this is a great resource tool for any five or six-year-old who is ready to move on from guided handwriting practice to free handwriting. Please note, the design follows the UK method of learning cursive handwriting where only the lower case letters are in the joined up style.
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Pencil Control - circle and oval shapes

Pencil Control - circle and oval shapes

This handwriting workbook circles and ovals has been developed to help four to five year olds with their eye-hand coordination. This skill is essential in accurate and effective handwriting. These 10 worksheets will help them to learn how to correctly draw circles and ovals and therefore letters like C and O. The fun and imaginative illustrations will keep them engaged throughout the exercise and once they master drawing the various sizes of circles and ovals you can award them with a certificate of completion. Whether in a classroom with others or on their own during home study, this handwriting workbook will make learning the patterns essential for handwriting so much fun.
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Peoples Jobs ABC worksheets

Peoples Jobs ABC worksheets

Peoples Jobs ABC worksheets feature imaginative designs of occupations and will be sure to keep children engaged as they enjoy themselves learning the techniques of cursive handwriting. It helps aid four to five-year-olds write every letter of the alphabet in a cursive way, this alphabet letters handwriting workbook features 26 activity sheets based on all of the letters of the alphabet. Whether at home on their own or in a classroom with others, this fun and exciting handwriting workbook focuses on teaching young children how to draw within the lines. It then moves on to teach them how to follow arrows to draw the letter shapes. Eventually, they will be able to draw on the dotted lines without any arrows at all. Please note, the design follows the UK method of learning cursive handwriting where only the lower case letters are in the joined up style.
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Draw shapes above and below the A to Z of animals

Draw shapes above and below the A to Z of animals

The six worksheets found in this draw shapes above and below handwriting workbook teaches children aged between five and six how to write the letters of the alphabet in a cursive way. Additionally, they will develop their pencil control skills by following the lines of the animals. This handwriting workbook helps to develop handwriting skills and cursive handwriting in a fun and imaginative way that is sure to keep them engaged throughout the activity. This workbook covers all of the letters of the alphabet as well as many interesting and unusual animals that they can draw, colour and learn about.
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Numbers and Circles Handwriting Workbook

Numbers and Circles Handwriting Workbook

This resource is ideal for both home learning and within a classroom environment. Write your numbers and circles handwriting workbook asks your child to find the circles in the house. It contains 10 worksheets that focus on writing numbers. It engages children by setting them challenges to find the circles in different rooms of the house. Numbers, like letters, can be a challenge to write, but with this useful resource your five and six-year-olds can develop their skills in a fun and relaxing learning environment. By the end of this handwriting workbook, the child will be able to confidently and competently write numbers 0 to 9.
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Write numbers draw triangles handwriting sheets

Write numbers draw triangles handwriting sheets

Write numbers draw triangles handwriting sheets containing 10 worksheets that focus on writing numbers with a space theme. It is perfect for home learning but can also be used as a teaching tool within a classroom environment. It teaches five and six-year-olds to develop their skills when writing numbers and engages them by setting them challenges to find the triangles in space. This fun learning resource contains 10 worksheets that your children can work through at their own relaxed pace until eventually, by the end of this handwriting workbook, they will be able to confidently and competently write numbers 0 to 9.
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Monster Themed ABC Worksheets

Monster Themed ABC Worksheets

This monster themed ABC worksheets has been developed for five to six-year-olds. These 11 activity sheets help them to learn correct letter formation by focusing on how to write the letters of the alphabet in a cursive style and teaching them great pencil control skills. As they progress through the handwriting workbook, they learn how to correctly write all the capital letters of the alphabet with guidance arrows before writing them without the arrows and eventually freehand. Once they master uppercase letters, they can move onto cursive style lowercase letters. Please note, the design follows the UK method of learning cursive handwriting where only the lower case letters are in the joined up style.
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Write numbers draw squares handwriting sheets

Write numbers draw squares handwriting sheets

Write numbers draw squares handwriting sheets has been designed for five and six-year-olds in either a home learning or a classroom setting. This useful resource teaches children how to confidently and competently write numbers 0 to 9 and it does so in a fun and stress-free way. By setting them challenges to find the squares in a school, it will keep them engaged throughout the session and by the end of the handwriting workbook, the child will have successfully completed a stage in their handwriting journey. Write your numbers and find the squares in the school is a handwriting workbook containing 10 worksheets that focus on writing numbers.
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Months of the Year handwriting workbook

Months of the Year handwriting workbook

This Months of the Year handwriting workbook has been designed to help six to seven-year-olds advance their handwriting skills in a fun and exciting way. Each of the 12 monthly handwriting practice sheets contains questions that the child should write the answer to. By doing so, they will develop their sentence writing skills and spelling as well as their handwriting. This workbook allows the child to practice letter formations, albeit smaller than they might be used to and also on the lines. By repeatedly writing, the child will learn and to keep them engaged this workbook is fun.
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The Gardener's Mazes

The Gardener's Mazes

The Gardener’s Mazes is a handwriting workbook that has been designed to help six or seven-year-olds who are capable of writing the letters of the alphabet, as well as some basic words, but require a little more pencil control skill practice. The mazes within these 12 worksheets will allow the child to hone and sharpen their pencil control skills in order to improve their handwriting. This workbook remains engaging throughout the activity and is ideal for home use as well as classroom learning. The bright illustrations are sure to keep the child’s focus and help them learn in a fun and exciting environment.
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Letters, numbers cursive worksheets

Letters, numbers cursive worksheets

The 36 letters, numbers cursive worksheets in this handwriting workbook have been designed to help six to seven-year-olds write all the letters of the alphabet in upper case and cursive forms as well as the numbers 0-9. Letters, number, and fun puzzles also helps them to develop visual perceptual skills. What better way to keep children engaged with handwriting than with puzzles? Whether used individually at home or in a group in a classroom environment, this handwriting workbook is an indispensable resource that will challenge their skills as they progress through developing their handwriting techniques. Every worksheet has a maze puzzle, letter search and letter writing practice. Please note, the design follows the UK method of learning cursive handwriting where only the lower case letters are in the joined up style.
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October Alphabet Worksheets

October Alphabet Worksheets

These October alphabet worksheets have been designed for six to seven-year-olds and will help them to learn how to effectively and neatly write uppercase and cursive letters. By the end of the handwriting workbook, the child will have mastered how to write all of the letters of the alphabet. This Handwriting workbook contains 26 practice worksheets that are themed around the month. Being October it also includes some Halloween influences of witches and ghosts. This handwriting workbook is an indispensable resource that will challenge their skills as they progress through developing their handwriting techniques no matter if it is used home or in a classroom environment. Please note, the design follows the UK method of learning cursive handwriting where only the lower case letters are in the joined up style.
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September Alphabet Worksheets

September Alphabet Worksheets

Designed to aid six to seven-year-olds with their continuing development, these September alphabet worksheets will allow them to hone and sharpen their techniques until they are able to effectively and neatly write all of the letters of the alphabet in both uppercase and cursive forms. This handwriting workbook contains 26 activity sheets that are themed around the month of September. This handwriting workbook contains imaginative and engaging images and tasks that will keep the child focused throughout the activity, regardless of whether they are working individually at home or in a group in a classroom environment. Please note, the design follows the UK method of learning cursive handwriting where only the lower case letters are in the joined up style.
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Christmas Alphabet Worksheets

Christmas Alphabet Worksheets

This indispensable handwriting resource for six to seven-year-olds has been designed to challenge and develop their handwriting skills and can be used at home or in a classroom environment. These Christmas alphabet worksheets will teaches them correct pencil control in order to correctly write all of the letters of the alphabet. This handwriting workbook contains 26 practice worksheets that are themed around the celebration of Christmas. It contains many imaginative illustrations that will keep them engaged throughout the learning activity. By the end of the workbook, the child will have mastered how to write uppercase and cursive letters in a neat and effective way. Please note, the design follows the UK method of learning cursive handwriting where only the lower case letters are in the joined up style.
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Forces - electricity, sun, magnets crossword

Forces - electricity, sun, magnets crossword

This handwriting workbook has been designed to help seven to eight-year-olds reduce their letter size. By completing crosswords, the child will not only practices their handwriting and spelling but will also learn how to write the letters that are legible but and an appropriate size. These three worksheets include crosswords about magnets, the sun, and electricity. This indispensable handwriting resource for seven to eight-year-olds is ideal for both individual learning at home and groups within a classroom environment. The crossword clues will challenge them to an appropriate level and give them an immense feeling of satisfaction once completed.
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Half drawing handwriting sheets

Half drawing handwriting sheets

This half drawing handwriting sheets by shape and seasons contains a total of 14 worksheets that have been developed for seven and eight-year-olds to practice the pencil control skills needed for effective handwriting techniques. This handwriting book features drawing 55 shapes and seasonal images. They start with simple shapes and gradually build to more complex shapes including a seaside bucket, Christmas tree and a Yeti. The fun and exciting illustrations ensure that the child remains engaged with the handwriting exercise whilst learning the essential skills in a fun and relaxing way. This workbook can be used at home or in a classroom and is a great resource to help children take the next step in learning how to write.
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Monster Handwriting Practice

Monster Handwriting Practice

This handwriting workbook has been designed for seven to eight-year-olds who are confident in writing on their own and can spell some words. By getting the child to draw the monster they continue to practice their pencil control skills. Once they finish their drawing they are asked to write about it; what is it called? What do they do? What do they like to eat? Monster drawing step by step is a handwriting guide with a difference. It unlocks their imagination with fun and engaging illustrations in order to help them develop their handwriting and spelling skills. This workbook is perfect for individual learning as well as classroom lessons.
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May Handwriting Workbook

May Handwriting Workbook

This May handwriting workbook contains 31 handwriting worksheets for children aged 8 to 11 years old. It has been designed for a child who is able to write simple sentences and needs to regularly practice to improve their letter legibility. It can be used at home or in the classroom and will help them to develop their confidence and handwriting techniques. The worksheets are based on events that happen during the month of May. Each activity takes about five to 10 minutes and will keep them engaged through fun illustrations and imaginative activities. This workbook gives the child plenty of opportunities to practice their skills and by the end of the workbook, they will not only be more capable but also more assured of their skills. Please note, the design follows the UK method of learning cursive handwriting where only the lower case letters are in the joined up style.
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December Handwriting Workbook

December Handwriting Workbook

Designed with eight to 11-year-olds in mind, this December handwriting workbook can be used at home or in the classroom to help them develop their confidence and handwriting abilities. You will receive 31 worksheets that are themed around events that happen during the month of December, such as National Write to a Friend Month, Poinsettia Day, and, of course, Christmas Day. Each of the 31 activity sheets in this handwriting workbook takes about five to 10 minutes and are perfect for children who are able to write simple sentences but need to improve their letter legibility. They give the child plenty of opportunities to practice their handwriting techniques and by the end, they will have become more confident. Please note, the design follows the UK method of learning cursive handwriting where only the lower case letters are in the joined up style.
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