These sheets give children a graded approach to learning the Queensland font, using red-green dots, outlines, grids to assist with managing size, and red/blue lines.
Some children require more practice of handwriting than what the school curriculum allows time for. These sheets give parents the opportunity to provide a graded approach to practicing handwriting with their children at home. Children can complete the whole sheet or just the section they may be struggling with (eg. writing in lines).
- The visual clues assist children who require modifications for visual perceptual, visual motor integration or motor planning difficulties. The green-red dots assist in planning movement, the yellow inside the blue lines help focus visual attention to the space within the lines.
- There is also a graded size approach to assist children who are having difficulty using isolated finger movements with the pencil. They are still able to achieve some success with formation and line placement, even though they are not able to accurately form small letters.
- Picture clues are given to assist the child recall the letter formation, however if your child is already using a literacy system (eg. Reading Eggs, Jolly Phonics, Letterland) continue using the visual imagery clues that program uses - Consistency is key.
Please NOTE: If your child is having difficulty recalling letter formations, it is important to also incorporate a multi-sensory approach to enhance their learning. Writing in sand, making the letters in playdough etc.