Different Ways To Write Your Name On Paper
Today we’ll talk about teaching your child to write his or her name.
Before you have your child practice name writing with a pencil, you’ll want to do a lot of hands-on activities to help him recognize and form the letters of his name.
It helps to improve the development of children’s fine motor skills, pencil grip and posture.
Plus, preschoolers might not be ready to grip the pencil and be able to write in this way yet. Okay, quick disclaimer, I know that just sounded like I know what I’m talking about, and kind of sounds like it’s from a teacher’s perspective, but it’s not. Making name writing practice a hands-on experience can be so much more meaningful.
After a month of this, your child may surprise you by writing his name just the right size!
At this point, if you’d like, you may introduce writing on a plain line and then – if it doesn’t frustrate your child – basic handwriting lines.
However, if your child is close to entering kindergarten, please know that that children enter school writing their names with a capital followed by lowercase letters.
In the sample images below, you’ll see capital letters throughout the name…