Developing A Solid Handwriting Foundation using Games

Playful Handwriting Practice

Tips to help achieve playful handwriting practice. Handwriting practice can be boring, but combining handwriting and play is a great way to keep it fun.

Developing A Solid Handwriting Foundation Using Games

Handwriting should be taught with formal instruction. Formal instruction means that a teacher teaches the children the name of a letter, what sound it makes, models HOW to write the letter. A good solid handwriting program incorporates multi-sensory methods to help all children (visual learners, kinesthetic learners, etc.) gain awareness of the lesson.

Playful Practice

However, once children have been taught how to write the letter, they need to practice. Practice makes perfect, they say! Sometimes handwriting practice can be perceived as boring, but combining handwriting and play is a great way to keep it fun. Kids of all ages can have a blast developing their handwriting skills across both home and school settings.
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Incorporating Handwriting Goals into Playtime

Classic games can lend themselves to “sneaky” handwriting practice. Simply change the directions of the game to include writing. All time favorites include:

Hangman
Tic- Tac- Toe
Bingo
Scrabble
Scattergories
Boggle
Taboo
Balderdash
Upwords
Bananagrams
Pairs in Pears
Apples to Apples

*Tip* Adapt games like Hangman, Boggle, or Scrabble to include handwriting. Combining handwriting and play can help motivate a reluctant writer!

 

Let us Know!

Have you tried any of these games to practice handwriting? Do you have any fun tips for making handwriting practice playful? Let us know in the comments below. If you try any of these tips or games to make practicing handwriting more playful snap a photo and share it with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram use the hashtag- #bloomingbrilliant

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Tips to help achieve playful handwriting practice. Handwriting practice can be boring, but combining handwriting and play is a great way to keep it fun.

 

 

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