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firsttimemum
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how to improve handwriting

Post by firsttimemum » Sat Aug 10, 2019 7:03 pm

hi

What is 5 years old's handwriting like? my daughter's handwriting is quite bad (shouldn't say that as a parent), school doesn't seem to push it as well... I bought her many handwriting books to practice but she is not into it. She likes to use iPad more than pen, which is a worry.

I also noticed that in her class, 80% of the kids don't know how to hold the pen properly. However when it comes to electronic devices, they are way better than me :)

Am I the only one who has the concern these days?


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Re: how to improve handwriting

Post by Rodni12 » Fri Jan 24, 2020 11:52 pm

Yes, the same problem was, but by the age of 10 it was corrected

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Re: how to improve handwriting

Post by Lorina » Mon Jan 27, 2020 3:20 pm

My daughter was the same - but we got her to practice and she has improved tremendously over the past few months. I would suggest don't make it a chore as in the end, it will turn into something that the hate practising. You can incorporate it into games at home for example that will encourage them to write - for example, you could play word bingo (get them to write 5 animals to use in the game) - story writing - writing letters to family members - creating cards to give to friends - writing the shopping list - these are ways you can incorporate your child to practice writing without forcing them to do it. They say practice makes perfect - that's right - the more the child practices the better it will become.

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