Cursive handwriting can be a difficult thing to teach kids. Today, I’m starting a new series on how to teach cursive letters in fun and creative ways. First up is how to make letter c in cursive. This series will most definitely not be in alphabetical order for many reasons, mainly because the cursive writing alphabet is typically not taught in alphabetical order. So, if you are teaching cursive letters, be sure to stop back often. For now, here are some great tips and strategies for helping kids learn to make cursive letter c:
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How to Teach Letter c in Cursive:
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Letter “c” is one of the first letters that kids are taught when learning cursive. The letter is directly related to it’s printed counterpart. The curve of the letter is one of the most basic pre-cursive strokes that are made and helps to build several other cursive letters (a, d, g, q, and o).
More tips for helping kids to learn letter c:
The Handwriting Without Tears program promotes forming letter c without the starting stroke, making formation easier for most kids.
Use sensory textures to teach letter c and the strokes needed to make the letter.