Letter formation is the ability to correctly form the letters of the alphabet. Children must learn how to master each letter in order to write properly, with letter formation forming the foundation for full sentences.
Our range of letter formation resources will help improve your children’s fine motor skills through tracing, writing, holding pencils and threading tracing boards. As your children use pencils and pens for tracing they also improve their grip strength which transfers over to other fine motor skills. .
Children can also enhance pencil control and how they move pencils over the paper to create shapes and help develop areas of the brain involved in problem-solving and planning.
Letter formation resources also improve children’s pencil control and how they move pencils over the paper to create shapes and letters, which leads to more legible handwriting and improved writing speeds.
Resource in this range includes letter formation boards which allow children to practice non-cursive letter formation, letter cards which allow children to thread letters to improve motor skills and letter sand moulds which allows you to add in an element of letter formation to your sand and water play sessions.