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The Prewriting Bundle includes all of the titles below to provide prewriting practice for early writers. Start students on the right path to form good writing habits prior to letter formation or use to practice the skills necessary for legible handwriting.
The 11 PDF digital documents in the Prewriting Bundle are delivered electronically immediately following payment.
The following PDF digital documents are included in the Prewriting Bundle. Click on each title for more information:
Weekly and Daily Sign In Sheets: This packet moves students through a progression of visual motor skills. When signing into the class or during morning work, students can practice writing vertical lines, horizontal lines, curved lines, diagonal lines, and shapes instead of focusing on letter formation. This helps students solidify early writing skills before having to write letters. ($4.99)
Fading Lines and Shapes: includes worksheets that gradually increase in visual motor difficulty while decreasing visual input for line and shape formation. There are 18 worksheets for line formations ie horizontal, vertical, curves, waves, diagonals, spikes and combinations. There are 9 worksheets for shape formations ie circle, cross, square, rectangle, X, triangle, diamond, oval and heart. This download is great for push in therapy, therapy homework or consultation services in the classroom. ($3.99)
Simple Shape Drawings: digital download includes 20+ simple animals and objects to draw around the outline. Students get tired of practicing visual motor skills following a basic path, use these activities to draw something instead. ($2.99)
Prewriting Activity Pages: includes 50 black and white pictures to trace and color. This is a “just right” activity for children who are learning to write, draw and color. Each picture has dotted lines for the child to trace to practice visual motor skills. Once completed, the child can paint or color the picture. Various prewriting practice strokes are included throughout the packet such as vertical lines, horizontal lines, diagonal lines, curves, circles, squares, loops, wavy lines and more! ($4.99)
Lines, Lines, and More Lines: This download is a collection of pre-writing visual motor worksheets. Practice pencil control for vertical, horizontal, diagonal and curved lines. There are 4 separate activities included: 24 task cards to practice pre-writing strokes, 5 worksheets connecting words starting with the same letter drawing different lines, 4 spin and trace the line games and 3 roll and finish the picture games. ($3.99)
Penguin Pencil Challenges: Download of 40+ visual motor pencil challenges with varying degrees of difficulty (available in color and black and white) with a penguin theme. ($3.99)
Back to School Pencil Challenges: Download of 40+ visual motor pencil challenges with varying degrees of difficulty (available in color and black and white) with a back to school theme ($3.99)
I Can Draw Shapes: This download is a collection of 6 mini books to practice drawing shapes. Each mini book is a total of 10 pages when complete. Students will color, trace, complete, and draw different shapes. Use the rubric to track the student’s progress. Use the mini books as pre and post year samples to show progress as well. ($3.99)
Simple Lines, Shapes, and Designs Coloring Pages: Practice coloring horizontal lines, vertical lines, curved lines, diagonal lines, zigzags, circles, crosses, squares, rectangles, X’s, triangles, diamonds, ovals, hearts, and various combined designs. This is a great packet to encourage creativity, pre-writing strokes and coloring skills. You could use crayons, watercolors or paints to complete the pictures. The dark black background helps the children to see how to stay within the shape. If mistakes are made, the errors are not as noticeable so it may help to decrease frustration in children who have difficulty coloring. ($3.99)
Visual Motor Workbook: Download of 20 different visual motor exercises with varying degrees of difficulty for a total of 54 worksheets. ($7.99)
Visual Motor Exercises: includes 25 long mazes and patterns to print, assemble and complete to practice pencil control. Once the pattern/maze is assembled it is 28 inches in length. This length encourages the child to cross midline and to rotate the head (vestibular input) while completing the visual motor exercise. The patterns and mazes vary in difficulty from easy to hard with horizontal, vertical, diagonal, curves and circular patterns. The patterns/mazes are all in black and white. There is a step by step direction sheet with color photos for the children to follow along. ($4.99)
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