It can be challenging to get children to practice much of anything.
If the activity they’re doing isn’t entertaining, they seem to lose all desire to follow through.
But, if we can try to make the tips & tricks listed below enticing, their writing skills will be blissfully habitual without them even knowing it!
Start When They’re Young:
3. Write words in front of your kids
4. Read the words out loud as you write them
5. Deliberately show how to form each line
6. Have them sit in a comfortable position with the paper slightly slanted to encourage proper technique as they start to practice
Support them as they grow:
Let them play:
Be a team:
19. Ask their teacher how well your child is writing in class
20. Take the time to do the required homework with them
21. Ask their teacher if there’s anything else you should be doing at home to help
22. Take notice if there’s a problem with sight, dexterity or comprehension, then seek the proper help if you believe they may be at a disadvantage.
23. If they still need more assistance, find a qualified tutor in your area.
When they get older: