The worksheets in this book help your child to create words that are accurately formed and legible, and then to avoid spoiling them by smudging as the left hand follows the pen across the page. The worksheets provide a wide variety of activities, all linked to handwriting, from Egyptian tablets to Leonardo da Vinci's mirror writing, to invitations, shopping lists and menu cards.
The book is A4 in size (210 x 297mm) and includes guidance notes on writing technique and skills development plus 28 full colour worksheets, each with guidance and tips. There is also a lined practice sheet that you can photocopy and a reference guide to the correct left-handed formation of all the letters and numbers. You can see some sample pages from the book below.
Left handed writing skills is a new series of books for left handed children with guidelines for parents and teachers. It is the first set of books ever to focus just on left-handers and has been written by Mark and Heather Stewart, who have a left-handed son of their own and have been working with lefthanders form many years. They have created an invaluable resource for left-handers learning how to form their letters and numbers. Beautifully presented, the series makes learning to write fun in gradual steps. The pages are bound from the top of each worksheet allowing for the left hand to relax and meet a level surface with no obstacles.
The books are A4 in size (210 x 297mm) and each one includes guidance notes on writing technique and skills development plus 28 full colour worksheets, each with guidance and tips. There is also a lined practice sheet that you can photocopy and a reference guide to the correct left-handed formation of all the letters and numbers.
Worksheet 3 is a good example of the balance between learning to form individual letters and words and the fun exercises which your child will enjoy while practicing their skills.
Worksheet 5 is for more joining practice and keeping the letter joins at the correct height.
Brilliant Really helping me as a right hander to understand the challenges my son faces as a left hander, it's given him a new way of writing, the hard bit is to get him to keep it up. (29/07/2010) Ginny Carter -
Excellent My daughters school provide extra handwriting sessions for those that need support but I felt they never really addressed the left handed skills needed and my daughter continued to struggle. But this activity book has been a great help, its fun, easy to follow and is in constant use. well done! (29/02/2012) -
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