If you are teaching cursive writing to a student, this cursive writing series is for you.
If you are concerned about how to teach cursive writing to students, then this cursive writing series is for you.
If you are you a therapist who is looking for strategies and creative ideas to help students improve cursive writing as a means of functional and legible handwriting, then this cursive series is for you.
Below, you’ll find ways to teach cursive writing by addressing the motor plan and verbal cues needed for cursive letter formation in a playful and fun way.
Gross Motor Cursive Writing Warm-up Exercises
TIP: Try teaching groups of letters together based on the components of the letters. Teaching cursive letters by their cursive letter families can help kids learn letter formation and with carryover.
Gross Motor Exercises for Pre-Cursive Writing
Gross Motor Cursive Writing Activities
Use a movement stick with a ribbon attached to a dowel rod. This is an easy do-it-yourself craft that kids can work on together and to get excited about learning cursive. Or, use a highlighter or marker with a lid. Tie long ribbons in a knot under the lid of the marker. This is a fun activity for the whole class.
Don’t forget to try all of the cursive writing strategies in the How to Teach Cursive Writing series!
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