FREE Dinosaur Handwriting Practice Page

Did you know that research indicates that handwriting interventions without at least 20 minutes of handwriting practice are ineffective? Handwriting practice can become boring and a challenge to engage students. Here is a FREE dinosaur handwriting practice page to help motivate those dinosaur loving students.

Did you know that research indicates that handwriting interventions without at least 20 minutes of handwriting practice are ineffective?  Students need to actually practice the skill of handwriting and not for short periods of time.  And, let’s face it – it can become boring and a challenge to engage students to practice handwriting especially if it is a struggle for a child to begin with.  Here is a FREE dinosaur handwriting practice page to help motivate those dinosaur loving students.

This freebie is from the complete Dino-Mite Handwriting packet created by school-based Occupational Therapist Thia Triggs.  The full packet includes a Teacher’s Guide and 46 page PDF practice book all with a dinosaur theme!

The FREE dinosaur handwriting practice page includes information about the archaeopteryx dinosaur, handwriting instruction for the letter ‘a’, initial sounds, alphabetical awareness, upper and lowercase letter identification, and motor control practice.  All on ONE NO-PREP PAGE!  Woo-hoo!

Download your FREE Dinosaur Handwriting Practice Page

Click here to download your FREE letter a Dinosaur handwriting practice page from Dino-Mite Handwriting.

If you have students who love dinosaurs and need to work on their handwriting, then Dino-mite Handwriting is for you. A to Z dinosaur handwriting includes science-based descriptions and fun formation graphics to pique the interest of both reluctant and sophisticated learners.

Are you interested in an engaging and effective method to teach lowercase letter formations for your dinosaur loving students? Make sure you check out the complete Dino-mite Handwriting packet. A to Z dinosaur handwriting includes science-based descriptions and fun formation graphics to pique the interest of both reluctant and sophisticated learners.

Want more dinosaur activities?  Check out Cut, Sequence, Paste and Draw DINOSAURS.

Reference:  Monica M. P. Hoy, Mary Y. Egan, and Katya P. Feder. A Systematic Review of Interventions to Improve Handwriting. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy February 2011 78: 13-25, doi:10.2182/cjot.2011.78.1.3

Read more about the importance of handwriting practice and instruction

Handwriting and Literacy –  The researchers concluded that handwriting experience plays a crucial role in the formation of the brain network that underlies letter recognition.

How to Set Up a Handwriting Station –  Why not provide handwriting stations for your classrooms or home carry over activities to make it easy to encourage handwriting practice? 

10 Quick Tips to Improve Handwriting –  Legible handwriting is an important skill even during this digital age.  Handwriting involves motor and cognitive skills that help with letter recognition for reading, memory retention and possibly even better grades.  The best way to improve handwriting skills is to PRACTICE.  When the child is practicing, try these 10 quick tips to help improve a child’s handwriting skills.

Did you know that research indicates that handwriting interventions without at least 20 minutes of handwriting practice are ineffective?  Handwriting practice can become boring and a challenge to engage students. Here is a FREE dinosaur handwriting practice page to help motivate those dinosaur loving students.