Handwriting isn’t the most exciting task for most kids. I know my kids have never taken to handwriting practice and it definitely wasn’t my favorite as a kid. But there were times that I was motivated to write – like when it was fun! I remember a lot of fun writing projects (and probably forgot all the not fun ones…)
Space Handwriting Booklets
I find that, sometimes, making a subject like handwriting more fun just involves adding a fun theme! For my space-loving kiddo, a space handwriting booklet is just the motivation he needs!
If your kid is struggling with writing then I have some great tips to improve handwriting for you right here.
How to Set Up the Space ABC Writing Booklets
I thought that 26 letters in one booklet was too much, so they are separated into rounded capital letters and straight capital letters. My thought was that straight letters are easier to write so they’re a good starting point. And it split the letters nearly in half making for 2 booklets.
Since they are split up, the order or the letters in the booklets doesn’t really matter. We just cut the full pages in half and put one half on the bottom. Then staple! No need to rearrange the pages into the “correct” order.
These are very similar to my dinosaur ABC writing set, except there is a different picture for each letter! Thankfully, space is a pretty big place so I was able to find a word starting with each letter. There may be some new vocabulary in these books for the young space geeks-to-be.
How to Use the Space ABC Writing Booklets
I just wanted to provide a fun writing outlet for Logi-Bear (6). So my method of using these books involves handing them over and letting him do as he pleases. He needs some help reading the vocabulary but for the most part, it’s an independent activity.
There are 3 parts to each page. The top part features the correct way to write the letter. The 2nd line is intended for tracing the letter and then writing the letter on its own.
The last line includes boxes to help them form the letter in the correct size.
It’s time again for another fantastic month of alphabet fun with the 31 Days of ABC! All this month you can look forward to 31 more days of activities, crafts, books, apps, and more, all dedicated to teaching young children the alphabet.
I am so happy to be working with an amazing group of kid bloggers, who will be sharing their ideas with us in the coming days. So join us as we jump, skip, hop, and read our way through the alphabet this October!
Find more great resources in our series from past years: 31 Days of ABCs 2013, 2014, and 2016!
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