Foundations of Handwriting
The Foundations of Handwriting is a guided program, written by experienced OTs, intended to prepare children (1-7 years old) with the foundations necessary for becoming efficient writers.
This program includes a pdf book- that contains everything that a therapist, teacher, or parent needs to know to begin the handwriting sessions. On top of the book, this program also includes a VAST amount of printable activities, targeted at skill progression and academic readiness.
About the Book:
This program is intended to be used in various settings such as preschools, therapeutic schools, kindergarten handwriting lessons, and homeschooling.
It can be utilized by teachers who have preschool students struggling with pre-writing skills, and by therapists who are treating children with developmental delays. Additionally, it can be used as a guide for families of typically developing children to facilitate foundational skills that will set them up for future academic success.
This book includes an in-depth informational section that explains the concepts and foundations that are utilized throughout. In addition, this section features tips, helpful skills, and concerns that therapists, teachers, and parents may be interested in learning more about. The topics include:
- Developmental Grasp Patterns
- Fine and Visual Motor Developmental Milestones
- Development of Shape and Letter Recognition/Formation
- Defining Foundational Handwriting Skills
- Quick Tips and Tricks
- Common Handwriting Concerns and FAQs
- Regulation Strategies
Activities for all skill levels:
Accompanying the Foundations of Handwriting book, is a vast collection of recommended activities, carefully chosen by experienced OTs for each level of handwriting. This collection includes 6 different levels of printable activities that are measured based on skill. We have also included a BONUS level of activities for you, that can be used by all levels of kiddos!