The activities in this workbook encourage the development of eye-hand coordination, pencil grip and a smooth hand and wrist movements.
Drawing is a nonverbal expression, an experimentation, a communication, an introduction to the symbolic world, it is the beginning stage to geometry, maths and science.
Pencil control relies on precise motor coordination. Motor planning is essential for successful handwriting and should be developed before handwriting begins. Children have to master specific motor patterns to be able to commence writing.
They have to be able to produce:
straight, vertical and horizontal lines, slanted lines, curves; combination of lines and simple shapes.