Basic Strokes Activities | Free Printables

Before young students begin learning to write by hand, it’s important to build the writing readiness skills necessary for handwriting. One of the most effective ways to prepare students for handwriting instruction is to teach them the basic strokes.

These basic strokes activities will help your students learn to write and recognize the manuscript basic strokes – an important step in early handwriting skill development!

Basic Strokes Activity Pack

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The Basic Strokes Activity Pack includes:

Basic Strokes House

Help your students practice manuscript basic strokes with this fun tracing and drawing activity. Students trace the house, then draw their own house. Great for building writing readiness skills!

Basic Strokes Match & Draw

Did you know that if children can draw a stick figure, they can make any letter of the manuscript alphabet? Use this fun basic strokes activity to help your students learn and practice the basic strokes!

Basic Strokes Matching (Capital Letters)

Help your students learn manuscript basic strokes and capital letters. Students trace each basic stroke, then match it to the correct letter.

Basic Strokes Matching (Lowercase Letters)

Help your students learn manuscript basic strokes and lowercase letters. Students trace each basic stroke, then match it to the correct letter.

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