Beginning in Kindergarten and continuing through upper elementary, we encourage you to instruct your children in the skills of handwriting through one of three prize-winning programs: the developmentally-oriented Handwriting Without Tears; the Scripture-oriented, traditional A Reason for Handwriting; or the attractive Getty-Dubay Italic Handwriting program.
Teaches students how to write manuscript forms--both upper- and lower-case--of all 26 letters in the English alphabet.
Introduces the twenty-six upper- and lowercase letters. Letters arranged according to the simplicity and similarity of strokes in lowercase letters. Progresses from simple to more complex forms.
We recommend this program for students ready to begin handwriting and include this in the Grade K Multi-Subject Package.
Recommended Resource for the A Reason for Handwriting program. A great help to teach your children how to form their letters using the A Reason for Handwriting curriculum — both manuscript and c...
Consumable. A Reason for Writing for Kindergarten, titled "God Made My World," teaches students how to write manuscript forms — both upper- and lower-case — of all 26 letters in the Englis...
Handwriting Without Tears
The Capital Letter Cards are ideal for children who are just learning capital letters.
Consumable. Introduces the twenty-six upper- and lowercase letters one letter per page.
(for Italic Handwriting)
Recommended Resource for the Getty-Dubay program. Contains helpful hints for teaching Books A-G. Covers assessment, implementation, activities and supplements.
Three-dimensional shapes are integral to the Handwriting Without Tears Readiness Program.
Uses multisensory approach to teach correct capital and lowercase letter placement and formation, correct number formation, consistent printing habits.
Foam mat, similar to a mousepad, for laying out the capital letter wood pieces (KL175).
Provides an overview of the Handwriting Without Tears curriculum, explains the philosophy and gives the developmental rationale for its approach. Includes specific instructions for all readiness (pre-...
Three extra-thick pencils and a thick-pencil sharpener. Pencils are perfect for beginning writers to hold.
40 Sheets of 3-line, 1 1/8"-ruled paper for use with A Reason for Handwriting K, Getty-Dubay Italic K or Getty-Dubay Italic 1 programs.
100 Sheets of 2-line, 5/8"-ruled paper for use with Handwriting Without Tears programs.
5" x 7" slate for printing letters and numbers.