3 years & up. Support fine motor skills as you introduce beginning writers to eight basic writing skills in a fun and engaging way. Real images encourage children to establish familiarity with the strokes necessary for early letter formation. The 16 double-sided thick and sturdy dry-erase pages are bound at the top to allow for easy flipping and accommodates both right- and left-handed writers. Eraser and dry-erase pen are sold separately.
Create your own personal book with these 30-page journals. My Writing Journal has lines for writing, plus space for a drawing and includes a word bank for frequently misspelled words. Available in a set of 12 or 20 journals.
Grades 1 & up. Spark brainstorming and imagination with these writing prompt cubes. Students can use cubes in both creative storytelling and nonfiction writing activities. With different writing prompts on each side (36 prompts total), foam cubes offer a variety of ideas for individual or group writing projects. Cubes wipe clean and are quiet when rolled--perfect for centers. Activity guide included. Cubes measure 1 5/8".
3 years & up. Build key foundations for letter formation with these natural looking stones, each one with a different pattern. As kids trace over the patterns from left to right, learning how to make shapes, the stones provide the sensory feedback needed to take the first steps in writing. Develops fine motor skills and the language necessary to talk about shapes and patterns. Also use them to make impressions in clay or dough, or use with sand, rice, and paint as part of a sensory tray. The… More »
Learning to form lowercase letters consistently and accurately is an important step to developing fluent handwriting. This absorbing and innovative app/software is a fantastic way to help children develop these skills. Choose a letter, hear its sound, watch a helpful creature draw it in the sand, and hear the letter name. Now try to draw the letters in its tracks, watching your trail form as you do so. Choose a new letter or select the tide to come in and sweep away your attempt and try again. Teacher… More »
3 years & up. Pre-writing activities help young children, as well as older children with special needs, to build fine motor skills, and the language to talk about shapes and patterns. This app/software helps develop and consolidate such skills and supports the early development of good letter formation. Select a pebble from the array and watch its pattern created by the fish in the rock pool. Trace the track of the bubbles with your finger, watching your pattern appear. Choose the same or a… More »