Because many of our sensory systems contribute to the process of writing legibly, when a child struggles with handwriting, it may be helpful to incorporate sensory strategies in with handwriting instruction. I call this “Sensory Writing!” Here are some fun, sensory-based ways to work on handwriting skills.
Rice Writing: Have the child use a marker to color the surface of a paper plate. Once it dries, sprinkle a layer of rice on the plate. Now it’s time to practice writing shapes, letters, and numbers in the rice!