Tag: pre-writing


As i’m increasingly fond of saying, in the very early years I think that learning the alphabet should be about familiarisation, rather than drill style repetition. Z has now done countless alphabet recognition activities in various guises – it’s a slower approach for sure but it also doesn’t feel like a chore to her either.


Think writing is as simple as placing a pencil in your child’s hand? Think again! Development of fine motor skills are absolutely crucial in order to build up the hand strength and pincer grip needed to be able to hold Read more…


We seem to do a lot of ‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt’ activities around here. This is largely because familiar stories can help make activities more engaging. Bear Hunt is a very familiar story for us – we often Read more…


Welcome to the unicorn hair salon! Is your little one obsessed with all things unicorn like mine? This might just be the activity for you!


If you are short on time, or don’t want the fuss of a big set-up, this pre-writing activity is for you! It literally takes seconds to prep and clean-up.