Cursive requires the use of fine motor skills and practicing those skills is an important part of learning to write. Not only are there specialized tools to help improve handwriting and cursive writing skills, but there are tools to improve hand strength and dexterity for students who need more support. Check out these Teacher Favorite fine motor and handwriting practice tools that may help your students get a better grasp on their cursive skills.
Creative Tools for Students Who Struggle with Handwriting
Improving handwriting skills might mean extra practice sheets in class and at home, but there are alternative tools that may help students who struggle to write clearly.
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Tools to Help with Pencil Grasp
Tools to Develop More Dexterity
Tools for Increasing Hand Strength
Additional Practice & Support for Cursive and Handwriting Skills
The classic “practice makes perfect” method shouldn’t be left in the dust. Practice sheets and repetitions of proper letter formation can work together to help many students develop their handwriting and cursive skills.
Paper & Sheets for Handwriting Practice
Workbooks & Supplementary Practice
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More Practice & Tips for Fine Motor Skills Practice
Fine motor skills are necessary for many important daily tasks and continuing to refine them is a great way to engage students year-round. Find more educational games, and tips for encouraging the development of fine motor skills on the Special Needs and Inspiration & Planning topic pages.