Tag Archives: Handwriting

Summer Sunglasses Craftivity – Handwriting and Scissor Skills

[Source: Your Therapy Source] Download this free summer sunglasses activity to create a cute craft while practicing handwriting and scissor skills.  There are step by step directions as well.  You can download the craftivity here http://yourtherapysource.com/freesunglasses.html  

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OT Corner: Improving Handwriting in Kids

[Source: Your Therapy Source] Many people say that handwriting instruction is no longer a necessity because of the prevalence in the use of gadgets that effectively replace our need to write using traditional writing tools. Dr. Beverly Moskowitz, OTR/L, creator … Continue reading

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OT Corner: Crossing the Midline – an Important Handwriting Skill

[Source:  Handwriting with Katherine] by Katherine J. Collmer, M.Ed, OTR/L Children who experience difficulty with the mastery of handwriting skills are often struggling with crossing their body midline. During the performance of handwriting tasks, the arm, hand, and eyes travel … Continue reading

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OT Corner: Stencils for Prewriting Strokes

by Anne Zachry OTR/L Do you have a student or child working on prewriting strokes? I recently started seeing a student for therapy who was already using these stencils, and they are so clever, I had to share them with … Continue reading

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The Importance of Handwriting for Writing

[Source: Your Therapy Source] Handwriting practice has diminished significantly over the several decades. Recently, more and more research indicates the importance of handwriting skills for literacy, working memory, orthographic processing and more. The Journal of Educational Psychology published research on the importance of handwriting … Continue reading

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