Suggested books and schemes suitable for helping young children who have handwriting difficulties.
Hands up for Handwriting
Lively, fun and useful warm-up exercises to prepare the hands and arms for handwriting. Devised by Ann Markee.
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Oxford Handwriting Practice
Author: Lida Kindersley, Publisher: Cardoza Kindersley Designs Ltd. 152 Victoria Road, Cambridge CB4 3DZ (order by phone). Tel: 01223 362170 Website: www.kindersleyworkshop.co.uk
A set of 14 small books including one for parent/teacher explaining the scheme that teaches letter recognition, patterns and joining letters. Lively illustrations and great appeal for small children.
Write From The Start
Author: Teodorescu and Addy, Publisher: LDA, Abbeygate House, East Road, Cambridge. CB1 1DB. Tel: 01223 357744 Fax: 01223 460557
Two workbooks of pencil and paper exercises that develop the appropriate muscles of the hand alongside necessary perceptual skills, laying the foundations for fluent, accurate handwriting. KS 1