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12/19/2018



Help Your Child Improve Their Handwriting

It seems that just about everything is digital nowadays, but developing neat handwriting is still an important skill which students will have to work on. Not only is it a must for developing crucial motor skills, it can also help ensure they are able to communicate clearly whenever needed. To help your child tidy up their handwriting, check out these tips.

Slow Down While You Write

Rushing through anything often results in a less than stellar outcome. The same is true for handwriting. If your child is constantly rushing to finish their homework as fast as possible, remind them to slow down so that it's actually readable. They may waste more time by rushing through it and then having to go back and fix it.

Work on Motor Skills

Your child will need to work on sharpening their motor skills in order to have better control over their handwriting. It's unrealistic to think that your child's handwriting will be perfect on their first try, but you can help it get there much faster with motor skills practice. Beading, paper crafts, and solving puzzles can all help them sharpen these skills and in turn, can improve their handwriting.

Practice Handwriting Skills

Finally, practice really does make perfect. Encourage your child to practice their handwriting by providing them with handwriting worksheets they can use to get comfortable forming letters. After a while, have them practice on lined paper since the lines can help guide their writing efforts.

After School Tutoring in Kansas City

After school tutoring in Kansas City can do much more for your child than simply helping them improve their grades. Tutoring can help them develop better study skills and organization skills that will lead to lifelong success. To learn more about the benefits of tutoring, contact The Tutoring Center, Kansas City MO at (816) 781-0000. Be sure to ask about your free diagnostic assessment.

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