Handwriting and Intelligence

Handwriting and Literacy

Handwriting and Intelligence Did you know that research has indicated that perceptual and motor systems become linked only when individuals learn through self-generated actions?  Basically, we learn more by doing an activity ourselves versus watching someone else complete the same exact activity.  Babies and little ones learn coordination, visual-spatial skills, and motor skills through self-generated […]

How To Set Up Handwriting Practice for Kids

Why not set up handwriting practice for kids by creating handwriting stations for your classrooms or home?  Read more on how to set it up.

How To Set Up Handwriting Practice for Kids Do you receive referral after referral for students with handwriting concerns?  Are the teachers you work with feeling frustrated and overwhelmed with so little time to offer handwriting practice?  We know students benefit from handwriting instruction and practice, BUT school districts do not make time for it […]

Handwriting Fluency and Letter Practice

Handwriting fluency is acheived after students have extensive handwriting practice and they learn to write letters automatically. A recent study took a closer look at what is included in handwriting workbooks.

Handwriting fluency is acheived after students have extensive handwriting practice and they learn to write letters automatically. Handwriting sessions often include workbooks and/or worksheets in order for students to expereince practicing writing the letters over and over.  The handwriting practice can result in fluent, legible, and functional handwriting speed for students. A recent study took […]

30 Activities to Improve Handwriting

These 30 activities to improve handwriting are wonderful to increase novelty and engagement when practicing handwriting.

Do you need new ideas and activities to improve handwriting? Of course, the best activity to improve handwriting is to practice.  Although children who struggle with handwriting can be unmotivated to simply practice.  These 30 activities to improve handwriting are wonderful to increase novelty and engagement when practicing handwriting. This list is from the Handwriting […]

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September 2020 FREE Student Calendars

This blank and traceable calendars bundle 2020-2021, created by school-based Occupational Therapist Thia Triggs, provides differentiated instruction and practice of numeral formations through participating in functional tasks – making calendars. 

Calendar skills are an important skill that young children learn in the classroom. It helps them to learn about the days of the weeks, months, numbers, counting, grouping, and so much more! Sometimes though it can be hard since children have varying levels of abilities. Perhaps some can write the numbers with ease and others […]

Did You Know That Handwriting Can Predict Writing and Reading Skills?

Recent research published in Reading and Writing, explored how handwriting predicts writing and reading skills.

It is truly amazing how the brain works. More and more research continues to be published regarding how various skills develop. Previous research has indicated that handwriting automaticity is related to the development of effective writing skills. Recent research published in Reading and Writing, explored how handwriting predicts writing and reading skills. Does Handwriting Predict […]