handwriting Tag

Learning to write is a milestone in the childhood experience of almost all typically developing children. Still, it is achieved with great effort and struggle for many. Countless products sold in stores often complicate the task for parents by combining uppercase and lowercase letters and encouraging the printing of 112 letters in an alphabetical yet developmentally arbitrary fashion. This can...

Every year millions of parents and their children head to stores with a list of required supplies for the return back to school.  Every year that list includes a composition notebook.  Despite the wide range of ages, this book is a standard purchase and in my book the #1 Back-to-School Blunder for Kindergarteners. 

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Young children that are just learning...

Most people do not realize we all have a dominant eye.  Typically it is the same as our dominant hand or foot, but not always.  Eye dominance helps to aid in eye-hand coordination, handwriting, cutting, dressing, and other skills children need to develop properly.  Sometimes a parent may think a child is doing something awkward or wrong when really he...

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