Frequently Asked Questions: 

  • Improved handwriting legibility
  • Improve sizing of letters
  • Improve between word spacing
  • Improve line placement of letters based on where the start, stop, and live on the paper
  • Improve letter reversals (such as b, d, p, q)
  • Thoughtfully curated videos, by a pediatric occupational therapist, that follow a developmental progression for success
  • Improved directionality skills (left, right, top, bottom) which will help with letters, numbers, and shapes
  • Access to daily practice…press play, write, practice, repeat!
  • Efficient and easy to follow videos
  • Enhance fine motor development
  • Strengthen visual motor skills
  • Increase your child’s confidence in their writing skills

Great question!

These videos are typically best suited for children who:

  • Needs support in handwriting development and legibility
  • Identify and recognize letters, shapes, and numbers
  • Know left from right (quick ways to check this: ask your student/child to raise their right hand, raise their left hand, etc.)
  • Know top from bottom (quick way to check this for writing is have a piece of lined paper out and ask them to point to the top of the paper and the bottom of the paper)
  • Have an established hand dominance (right or left)
  • Grasp a pencil and/or crayon with a functional hold
  • Attend to activities for 10-15 min
  • Demonstrate a willingness to practice
  • Access to computer and printer
  • Age: Preschool – 3rd (optimal age range)
  • Demonstrates developmental readiness
  • Introduced to handwriting (knows basic concepts)
  • Understands English
  • Spanish videos coming soon!

At the beginning of each video there will be a list of recommended items for that specific video, however, these items are recommended to get the most out of the video tutorials: 

  • Internet device with audio (ideally a computer or tablet)
  • Writing tools: pencil, erasers, highlighters, crayons (blue, green, brown)
  • Three lined paper 
  • Printer 
  • Quiet space to work/practice 
  • Desk and chair 
  • Good lighting 

Handwriting Course Selections:

Course Bundle #1

(Pk-1st)

This course covers 3 videos on:

  • Fine Motor Warm Ups
  • Writing Strokes
  • Pre-Writing Shapes
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Course Bundle #2

(K-1st)

This course covers 3 videos on:

  • Writing Strokes
  • Pre-Writing Shapes
  • Uppercase Letters
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Course Bundle #3

(K-2nd)

This course covers 3 videos on:

  • Writing Strokes
  • Pre-Writing Shapes
  • Lowercase Letters
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Course Bundle #4

(K-2nd)

This course covers 3 videos on:

  • Writing Strokes
  • Pre-Writing Shapes
  • Numbers
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Course Bundle #5

(2nd-3rd +)

This course covers 3 videos on:

  • Uppercase Letters
  • Lowercase Letters
  • Sentence Structure
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Check out the Living Letters ® Program from EduClime if you want to learn more fun stories about where letters live and to purchase your own sky grass earth paper so you can write along with me! https://www.educlime.com/living-letters-handwriting-program.html

Check out other materials from Handwriting Without Tears ® as you learn to write. Handwriting Without Tears ® is a federally registered trademark of Handwriting Without Tears. https://www.lwtears.com/hwt

Here you can find links to all of our favorite sites where you can get the same materials used in our tutorials as well as other types of paper to practice on!
https://www.lwtears.com/hwt
https://www.educlime.com/living-letters-handwriting-program.html
https://www.printablepaper.net/category/specialty
https://www.printablepaper.net/preview/Penmanship_Paper_With_Name
https://www.printablepaper.net/preview/Half_Inch_Light_Gray_Graph_Paper_Letter
https://www.printablepaper.net/preview/Inch_Light_Gray_Graph_Paper_Letter