Drawing activities to encourage handwriting skills

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On this page you will find drawing activities. These are a great way to develop pencil control skills. If a child is reluctant to write then I suggest these.They will help them develop important handwriting skills without them needing to do any writing. Also a real bonus for some kids.

These activities are suitable for kids up to the age of 8 years. They are likely to be just starting to control their pencil, can write individual letters, trying to write words, sentences and paragraphs.

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Draw whole & half simple shapes

draw shapes handwriting worksheets cover image whole & half drawings

This resource will help children understand the difference between whole and half shapes. There are 6 activity worksheets, 24 opportunities to draw different shapes. Shapes are circles, ovals, squares, diamonds and more. Suitable for years 5 to 8. View preview

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