Free Handwriting Practice Worksheets in Manuscript and Cursive for Home and Classroom.

Free Handwriting Practice Worksheets

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Six Reasons to Help Your Child with Handwriting

by Tracey Smith
• Handwriting practice helps develop visual perception and motor skills.
• The ability to write legibly will help your child with their studies and in the workforce.
• Handwriting helps develop bilateral coordination.
• Being confident and fluid in handwriting enables your child to concentrate on the task at hand and not on mechanics.
• Your child may develop better reading and spelling skills.
• Many schools do not schedule the time required for students master handwriting.

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Handwriting Worksheets

Basic Handwriting Practice Worksheets

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Handwriting Packet: Beginning to Print Upper Case and Lower Case Letters - This page features two pre-writing packets. Pre-writing Upper Case Letters includes tips about teaching handwriting and twenty-six practice pages showing correct letter formation. The second pre-writing set, Pre-writing Upper Case Letters, features teaching tips and twenty-six worksheets to teach lower case letter formation and stroke sequence.
Read, Trace, and Write worksheets 1-5 - Five worksheets in which students will read each sentence, trace each sentence, then write each sentence, and color the picture.
Learn to Print Worksheets 1-4 - This printing practice set includes one page of upper and lower case letters with directional arrows for students to trace and three pages with the names of shapes for students to trace and print the names of shapes. This worksheet could be laminated for use in the classroom.
Primary Trace and Print A to Z - Students will trace and print upper and lower case letters, copy simple sentences, and follow directions when coloring a picture. There is a total of twenty-six worksheets in this file, one for each letter of the alphabet.
Trace and Print A to Z - This file includes twenty-six pages, one each for every letter in the alphabet. Students will trace upper and lower case letters and copy more complex sentences. (Similar to Primary Trace and Print A-Z but with longer sentences.)
Lower Case Alphabet Printing Practice - Students will gain valuable printing practice when they trace and print the lower case letters of the alphabet.
Upper Case Alphabet Printing Practice - Students will copy and print upper case letters of the alphabet on colored lines.

Zaner Bloser© Style Handwriting Fonts.

The fonts used are not manufactured or endorsed by Zaner-Bloser®.

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Bruno Bear - Students will copy a sentence and color the picture of Bruno Bear. This worksheet is also included in Combining Sentences.
Perry Pelican Handwriting and Coloring Worksheet - Students will practice reading and copy a sentence.
Carrot Read, Print, and Color - Manuscript printing practice
Count and Match Apples and Numbers - Counting to ten and tracing numbers.
Count, Trace, and Print Numbers 1-20 - Students will count the dots then trace and print the numbers 1-20.
Practice Printing Letter T - This worksheet requires the student to trace and print the upper and lower case letter T.
Practice printing Letter J - Trace and Print upper and lower case letter J.
Practice Printing Letter A - Trace the letter A, practice printing upper case and lower case letter A.
Printing Practice - Print each upper and lower case letter once.
Trace and Print A-Z - Twenty-six page download for children to trace the dotted letters a-z as well as words that correspond to each letter of the alphabet.
Kindergarten Handwriting Practice - 26 worksheets, letters Aa-Zz
Handwriting Practice - Letters of the alphabet in a style similar to Zaner-Bloser® Traditional Style Font
Halloween Manuscript Practice - Practice printing while tracing and printing the Halloween related words.

D'Nealian® Style Handwriting Fonts.

The fonts used are not manufactured or endorsed by Scott Foresman - Addison Wesley Publishing Company.

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Kindergarten Handwriting Practice Worksheets - Twenty-six pages of D'Nealian style handwriting practice.
Carrot Read, Print, and Color - Read about carrots, color the picture, and write the word carrot.
Read, Trace, and Write Worksheet 4b - Students will read the sentences about a skateboarding alien, then trace and write each sentence.
Trace and Print A to Z D'Nealian Style - Students will trace the upper and lower case letters, copy sentences, and follow directions when completing these twenty-six worksheets.
Count, Trace, and Print Numbers 1-20 - Count the dots on the dominoes, trace the number that tells how many, then print the numbers in a D'Nealian style font.
Printing Practice - Print each upper and lower case letter once in a D'Nealian style font.
Primary Handwriting Practice worksheet - Type in the words you would like your preschool or kindergarten child to practice and print.
Handwriting Practice worksheet - Type in the words you would like your first, second, or third grade child to practice and print.
Halloween D'Nealian Style Handwriting Practice Students will trace and write five Halloween related words.

Cursive Handwriting Practice Sheets

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Cursive Practice Worksheets 1-5 - Copy NASA related article excerpts in your best cursive script.
Read, Trace, and Write Worksheets - This set of five worksheets requires students to read sentences in cursive then trace and copy each sentence in cursive.
Learning Cursive packet 1 - Twenty-six pages for students just learning cursive. Each page highlights a single letter of the alphabet and includes an upper and lower case letter and a word to print.
Thanksgiving Cursive Practice - Practice writing the words corn, squash, feast, fall, and turkey in cursive.
Write Color Words in Cursive - First trace and then practice writing the names of colors in cursive.
Cursive Practice - Two worksheets require students to trace then write upper and lower case letters in cursive script.
Halloween Cursive Practice - Trace and write Halloween themed words in cursive.
Cursive Practice worksheet - Students will practice writing upper and lower case letters in cursive on these twelve worksheets.
Cursive Alphabet Practice - Students will trace and write upper and lower case letters A-Z when completing these twelve cursive practice pages.

Themed handwriting practice worksheets
Backpack Printing Practice - Students will print five school related words then color the picture.
My Dinosaur Alphabet Book - Each page in these two dinosaur alphabet books includes a dotted, upper case or lower case letter of the alphabet for students to trace. The font is similar to Zaner Bloser®* style font. When completed, each book measures 4.25 in. by 5.5 in.
Funny Fish Faces - Print the word fish and find two fish in the picture that are the same.

All worksheets created by Tracey Smith.


Fun Ways to Encourage Handwriting Practice

by Tracey Smith

• Write thank you notes for kind favors and gifts. Very young children can sign their name on a card.
• For young children, make simple mailboxes for all members of the family and place them outside their bedrooms. Encourage family members to write notes to one another.
• Give your child a journal and make a special time each day for taking time to reflect and write in their new journal.
• Ask your child to help you make a list of items needed from the supermarket and let them do the writing!
• If age permits, allow your child to take phone messages.
• Ask your child to help you label photos from a family outing.
• Write letters to grandparents or friends who are out of state.



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Daily Handwriting Practice :Traditional Manuscript

Handwriting: Cursive, Grades 2 - 4 (Brighter Child Workbooks)

Pre-Handwriting Practice

D'Nealian Handwriting ABC Book: Handwriting Practice and Coloring Book, Grades K-2


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Free printable handwriting worksheets for home or school use.

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