Before youngsters start writing, help them practice their fine motor skills using this basic shapes and lines worksheet. Learners observe shapes before creating a copy in the space provided. The first page is simpler, while the second page includes more complex lines.
- Bring volunteers up to the front to demonstrate each one, showing the class which direction you want their pencils to move before they try it on their own
- Encourage kids to make several attempts in the space provided
- You may want to draw arrows on the shapes and lines before copying to help learners know where to start
- The space for kids to write in is large, allowing them to try multiple times