Basic Shapes for Beginners

Your toddler and preschool age child will have fun learning these basic pre-writing lines and shapes while working on some important developmental skills such as fine motor strengthening, dexterity, manipulation, and basic letter formation through exposure to a variety of sensory experiences. `


About The Book

Introduces Pre-Writing Lines in a Developmental Sequence

Children need to learn pre-writing lines before learning how to form their letters. On this 6 week journey you will be introducing the following pre-writing lines to your child: Vertical & Horizontal Lines, Circle Shapes, Cross (+) Shapes,  Squares & Rectangles,  Diagonal Lines,  “X” Shapes, and Triangles & Diamonds. 

Improve Skills Needed for Future Handwriting 

Your child will have fun working on skills needed for future handwriting such a core strength, shoulder strength, hand strength, crossing midline, bilateral coorindation, improving fine motor skills and visual motor skills. 

BONUS: Printables Included!

All of the printables you need to complete all the activities are included in the back of the book! You will also get a detailed list for each week with items you will need to have on hand to complete all the activities. All the items are common, evey day things you probably already have in your home!

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What Other People Think

  • Basic Shapes for Beginners is a simple, straight-forward approach to begin teaching pre-writing strokes to your preschool child. Heather's instructions are easy to understand and implement in your home. Better yet, the activities require little prep time and encourage using items you already have lurking in a cabinet.

    Sara McClure

    Happy Brown House

About The Author

My name is Heather Greutman, I am a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant turned therapy and homeschool mom blogger. I love to share my passion for homeschooling, child development, and raising my children in a Christian home.

Heather Greutman

Basic Shapes for Beginners

In Basic Shapes for Beginners, you will learn the age appropriate and developmentally appropriate ways to encourage pre-writing skills with your toddler and preschooler that are hands-on and fun.