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09/12/2009 at 14:53
How did you help and encourage your toddler to write? Perhaps you showed them how to hold a pencil or maybe you used tracing paper to help, or a white board to make it more fun? If you have a comment about how you helped your toddler learn to write, we'd love to hear from you. Please reply here or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
09/12/2009 at 22:12
i bought my son an aquadraw to teach him to write/draw. it is safe and not very messy at all.
he is more left hand person. but i keep teaching him to use his right hand. now he can use both hands to write/draw. but his right is not as good as his left.
also whenever i need to write something, i will give him the pen and paper to write/draw.
09/12/2009 at 22:41
My husband and I are both lefties so we were hoping for a least one of ours to be one too,but so far no luck.
When Harry was younger he had problems writing as his co ordination and hand skills were poor,so for a while we gave him a sloped surface to write on to build up those muscles in his hands.
Erin's always been a big fan of writing,she spends hours copying books,writing her own stories and doing the illustrations too.I just provide as much paper as she can use.
12/12/2009 at 11:19
15/12/2009 at 12:48
When Connor was younger, he started of by copying words that i had written on a page for him-things like his name, his siblings names, mummy, daddy etc and then moved to words that he wanted to know how to write.
He too is a leftie. He did try to copy us with his right hand but he found it too hard so I learnt to write with my left hand again (leftie as a child but granny didnt like it!!) so that he had someone to copy. He is now in primary 2 and he loves writing-he likes to make up his own books and writes out the story and does the drawings for them.
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