The kids' guide to getting your words on paper : simple stuff to help you develop the skills and strength for writing / Lauren Brukner ; illustrated by Elissa Elwick

By: Brukner, Lauren.
Contributor(s): Elwick, Elissa [illustrator].
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia, PA : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2020Description: 142 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781787751569; 1787751562.Subject(s): HANDWRITING | PHYSICAL EXERCISES | POSTURE | LIFE SKILLS | EDUCATION | JUVENILE LITERATUREGenre/Form: Juvenile works.DDC classification: 808.02
Contents:
Part 1: For kids: Let's learn some writing strategies for big body stuff -- Let's learn some writing strategies for helping your eyes out -- Let's learn some writing strategies for when your hands just feel tired -- Let's learn some writing strategies for when it's hard to focus -- Let's learn some writing strategies for when all your body's feelings and senses get too much (or too little) ; Part 2: For grown-ups: The importance of setting up writing routines in school and at home.
Summary: "Packed with fun and simple ideas to help you feel good about writing, this handwriting book with a difference helps you to build the strength and skills you need to get the most out of your written work, at home and at school! From hand warm-ups and cool eye-scan exercises, to yoga balls in cardboard boxes and mazes to find your way through, this book is filled with fun stuff to help you focus, et stronger, and be in control of your writing. Lauren, and expert occupational therapist, also includes handy visual charts and menus of all the activities and tools, a quiz to identify a child's areas of most difficulty, and checklists for children to track their own progress. Armed with this book, kids will be well on their way to writing with greater ease, and experiencing the positive self-esteem, and sense of attainment, that goes along with that." --Page 4 of cover.
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Part 1: For kids: Let's learn some writing strategies for big body stuff -- Let's learn some writing strategies for helping your eyes out -- Let's learn some writing strategies for when your hands just feel tired -- Let's learn some writing strategies for when it's hard to focus -- Let's learn some writing strategies for when all your body's feelings and senses get too much (or too little) ; Part 2: For grown-ups: The importance of setting up writing routines in school and at home.

"Packed with fun and simple ideas to help you feel good about writing, this handwriting book with a difference helps you to build the strength and skills you need to get the most out of your written work, at home and at school! From hand warm-ups and cool eye-scan exercises, to yoga balls in cardboard boxes and mazes to find your way through, this book is filled with fun stuff to help you focus, et stronger, and be in control of your writing. Lauren, and expert occupational therapist, also includes handy visual charts and menus of all the activities and tools, a quiz to identify a child's areas of most difficulty, and checklists for children to track their own progress. Armed with this book, kids will be well on their way to writing with greater ease, and experiencing the positive self-esteem, and sense of attainment, that goes along with that." --Page 4 of cover.

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