Is this too difficult for this child right now? We all know that finding the just right challenge for our students is essential! By following a developmental sequence of writing expectations we can avoid many behavioral problems.
Category: Handwriting & Fine Motor
Celebrating one year of Fine Motor Gains!
Watch this Awesome Guy show us his amazing growth in hand skills in one year’s time. It all began here when he learned to isolate his index finger, but take a look at him now! Also learn an Occupational therapist’s trick for teaching pencil grasp to a child with low muscle tone and poor hand strength!
Reversal Repair- Reading & Writing
Do you have children who have problems with persistent reversals? Do you know a child who consistently confuses the letter b with d, d with p, p with q, or other combinations? Phonics, reading, & handwriting instruction is not enough for some children! Would you like to teach your children to consistently read & write these confusing letters? Contemporary dyslexia research finds….
Tongs, Tweezers, and Clips – Oh My
What are tongs, tweezers, and clips? How can each of them be used to enhance fine motor development?
CVC Independent Work: Short Vowel Word Families, Pre-primer and Primer Sentence Building.
CVC Independent Work: With Freebie Short e, Short a, and Short i Word Families, Pre-primer and Primer Sentence Building. Great for Daily 5. Scaffolded and engaging worksheets will help keep your learners productive while you are leading other small groups.
Occupational Therapy & use of iPad
Take a look at the apps I use in therapy and read about two super guys in action!
When children are just beginning to write, we often ask then to draw their ideas too. Do you have children who don’t know how to draw what they want to draw, who lack confidence, draw the same thing every day, or just don’t like to draw?
Yesterday my best and longest work pal, Ms Marion, the best Physical Therapist ever, put together this fishing for numbers activity. This was one spot on her hopping and balancing adventure, a Friday favorite with the preschool kiddos. Read more and get your Number Writing Freebie!
Introducing Capitals First! Blogging about Handwriting Instruction.
Welcome to any soul who is interested in handwriting instruction! Driven by my passion for helping teachers teach handwriting, I decided to offer Print Path to a worldwide teacher audience in August 2013. This same passion