Fine Motor, Drawing and Writing
Lines in Shapes – Up and Down, Right and Left: Filling Shapes and “Metal Insets” or Stencils Area: ELA: Fine Motor Skill: Practicing the lines and strokes used in handwriting....
Working with children’s names is a highly motivating way to introduce children to letter naming and letter sound recognition.
Practicing drawing lines supports crossing the midline-moving from left to right
Learning to cut starts with ripping, then moves through snipping, fringe, straights lines and finally zig-zags and curves
Placing letters, words, numbers and shapes around the room is a fun and engaging away for children to practice recognizing, drawing and writing them
Hello hardworking early educators, here is the Literacy Vitamin for the week. ELA Monthly Pacing Guide: February/March Domain: Fine Motor, Drawing, and Writing: physical development and the mechanics of writing...
Cutting and shape punching are favorite fine motor activities that support strength, hand-eye coordination, bilateral coordination, all while reinforcing content and building confidence.
Fine motor work is a wonderful way to support hand-eye coordination and develop muscle strength and dexterity for drawing and writing success. Use some of these ideas.
Offering a variety of materials and experiences to practice letter formation and writing provides access and engagement for diverse learners. Try tracing and micro writing.
Documentation is the story of what happened; and children can participate in documenting their work.
These activities largely promote the use of different sorts of tools that support hand and finger strength, left to right movement, focus, & concentration. They may also have a sorting...