Helping children to write their name

May 18, 2017

From a very early age a child writing their name is the first significant academic milestone. There is a lot to be done before this stage in terms of development of fine motor skills, such as sticks in playdough, tracing in gloop, the list is endless.

When it comes to learning to write their name a child should be first encouraged to trace dots in various shapes such as waves, zigzags and then specific shapes such as circles, squares, triangles and rectangles. Once they have achieved this they can start to trace over letters and numbers. These are featured in a free practice kit available when you join the free newsletter.

Write My Name is a 27 page, personalised handwriting workbook which features the child’s photograph and their name in various patterns at different stages of learning. It is a great way to improve a child’s fine motor skills and develop their handwriting early. Other benefits of improved fine motor skills include doing up buttons, playing musical instruments or liana practice writingeven learning how to type.

What Children Will Learn From the Workbook

• How many letters make up their name and in which order

• Being able to read and spell their name

• How to make their writing more legible

• How to form letters correctly with the use of arrows

• How to maintain consistent letter height and spacing

Benefits

• Helps to improve fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination in childrenwmn

• Allows children to discover a whole new part of themselves

• Makes for perfect preparation for primary school writing and fine tunes basic learning

• Parents can keep the memories forever of their child’s first name writing experience

Workbooks can be ordered directly online on a pay what you want basis and are instantly available into your email www.writemyname.global

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