Being able to self-check your written work is an important executive function skill for all students. I've created a new free download that gives your student a writing and editing checklist they can use at their desk or have hanging on the wall. This writing and editing checklist is based on … [Read more...] about Visual Writing & Editing Checklist for Students
Along with learning to read, writing is another significant milestone that parents often wonder about. One question I see over and over again is "when should I teach my child to write?" The answer is not cut and dry, "they should know how to write by age 'insert age here'". Writing, or … [Read more...] about When Should I Teach My Child to Write?
Are you looking for some fun, hands-on ways to practice handwriting at home? Here are some ideas for handwriting and letter formation practice so that your child is all set when they get back to school. Teaching Letter Formation Tips First, remind your child that we write in a left to … [Read more...] about 11 Activities for Letter Formation Practice
We are learning about Hanukkah this year along with our Advent activities. I noticed that there are not a lot of Hanukkah related activities, particularly with pre-writing, so I created this free Hanukkah-Themed Pre-Writing Activity Packet. History of Hanukkah If you are unfamiliar with … [Read more...] about Hanukkah- Themed Pre-Writing Activity Packet – Free Download
My 5-year-old is starting to write and loves following along in school with his older sister. I wanted to create some fun holiday-themed activity packets for him, so I created this Christmas Tree Pre-Writing Activity Packet. What Are Pre-Writing Skills? If you are unfamiliar with this term, … [Read more...] about Christmas Tree Pre-Writing Activity Packet
Many of us know the importance of fine motor skills in child development. What you might not realize is how important fine motor skills are in relation to academics, executive function, social interactions, and many other areas of child development. Today we are going to look at the research and … [Read more...] about The Importance of Fine Motor Skills with Academics