The Handwriting Book


If you’re a parent who is tired of nagging your child about sloppy handwriting…

If you’re a teacher who wants to delve deeper into learning about how handwriting skills develop…

If you’re a therapist looking for fresh, new handwriting activities for your treatment sessions…

This book is for you! Written by a team of 10 pediatric physical and occupational therapists with years of experience in the field, The Handwriting Book is the ultimate resource for tips, strategies, suggestions, and information to support handwriting development in kids.



The Handwriting Book breaks down the functional skill of handwriting into developmental areas. These include developmental progression of pre-writing strokes, fine motor skills, gross motor development, sensory considerations, and visual perceptual skills. Each section includes strategies and tips to improve these underlying areas.

-Strategies to address letter and number formation and reversals

-Ideas for combining handwriting and play

-Activities to practice handwriting skills at home

-Tips and strategies for the reluctant writer

-Tips to improve pencil grip

-Tips for sizing, spacing, and alignment with overall improved legibility

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