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The Joy of Handwriting was developed by a homeschool mom to meet the needs of her family.  She developed a program that is high quality and easy to use with kindergarteners as well as older elementary students. After having such good success with her own kindergarten student she wanted to make it available for others to try. The program was originally developed for cursive handwriting, but updated with a manuscript version.

This program uses a simple style cursive without tags and embellishments. It uses smaller lines which promotes better hand eye coordination. You will find it is also easier for young children to stay in the smaller lines. The program makes use of an outlined letter instead of dotted lines, which allows the child to writes the letter inside the lines. This is a perfect way to promote recognition and memory when learning to form each letter. Each day's lesson is on &frac;12; sheet of paper which doesn't overwhelm the student.

Included in the curriculum:

  • Handwriting tips and instructions
  • Reproducible worksheets
  • Set of flashcards showing the letter on one side and teaching helps on the other.
  • Blank "Story Pages" that include a picture and a place to write a story or just practice.
  • Draw and Write Page - Page that includes a space to draw your own picture and write a story or sentence.
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Evamarie S. [Featured Reviewer]
January 16th, 2018
My children usually complain about having to practie handwriting but not this time! This product made learn cursive fun and easy. I love the way the lessons are laid out and the way they build upon one another. This is great to use with all ages! [...]
May 13th, 2012
This has been a very easy program for my 2nd grader to work through this year. Her handwriting is very pretty and I don't hear any complaints from her about using this program. [...]
May 11th, 2012
This is a nice book with different way to learn cursive. The big, fill in print can be easier for some kids but more restricting to others. If it works with the cursive program we used we could follow up by printing some extra pages to work on. It was [...]
May 8th, 2012
Great product. We used this for extra practice and help where needed. [...]
May 8th, 2012
This product has been a wonderful addition to our homeschool. Cursive is clearly taught in a systematic way and has given my child sucess. He looks forward to his handwriting now and is becoming more proficient and confident in his cursive. The cards [...]
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File Last Updated:
June 07, 2011
This title was added to our catalog on May 20, 2011.