Free Printable Editable Lined Paper Name Handwriting Practice Worksheets
This pack of Editable name handwriting practice worksheets are a helpful starter guide for children especially preschoolers to practice writing their own name.
At the top of the page, they can see their own name written for them followed by 6 lines of name tracing to practice writing the name.
This is a pack of 2 editable PDF files (boy and girl) and 2 newly added lined templates to use to practice handwriting.
Download for free below, open the file with Adobe Acrobat Reader – download from adobe.com and type into the editable fields your child’s name and print!
*It is advisable to use Adobe Acrobat Reader (Desktop Version) to edit the fillable name fields.
How to develop children’s handwriting skills
As with everything else, get them to keep practicing so that they can do better! For preschoolers, name writing can help to build their early writing skills in a memorable and meaningful way. Another important part of learning to write neatly is to build pencil control skills. By doing more handwriting practice worksheets, children can get used to holding and controlling the pencil.
How to help your child in name writing
Here are some handy tips that might help your child on his or her writing journey,
- Build familiarity with their name such that it is visible in many places. For example, on their belongings, in their bedroom on their toys. This will help them to remember their name and the letters which make up their name.
- Help them develop their motor skills by giving them tools such as pencils, pens, brushes to train with. Allow your child to experiment with these stationary even if it starts off with messy scribbles and doodles.
- Use toys that are letter based and introduce alphabet activities to your child’s daily learning. Let them learn the individual letters and alphabets and play name puzzles.
Should we hold our child’s hand when doing handwriting practice?
As we all know, apart from having a super low attention span and focus on activities. How do we then help them better to practice handwriting? Certainly, otherwise, I don’t think there’s any other way you can get them to independently start writing! Subsequently, when they get better and more confident let them try on their own!
How to use
You can edit the fillable name fields using Adobe Acrobat Reader which can be downloaded for free from adobe.com. After opening the PDF, you can directly edit in the fillable name fields. This is for the first two pages of Name writing practice.
Do note that you may not be able to edit it from the mobile application version due to limitations, instead, you can use the desktop version to edit directly.
The blank templates can be used for older kids to write on with two versions one which is a similar template to the name writing practice with dashed lines in the middle portion and the other with a fully lined version for smaller letter writing.
You can use these worksheets to train neat and proper handwriting for preschool kids.
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Personalized Themed Tracing Boards
Create your child’s own personalised tracing board packed with various activities like name practice, alphabet/numbers, shapes, days of the week and pen control.
Editable Handwriting Practice Worksheets
We have the following templates for Handwriting Practice Worksheets suitable for preschoolers.
Train kids to properly write upper and lowercase letters. This is a set of ready-to-use handwriting practice activity value packs for kids. It comes with editable versions so that you can create your own simple handwriting practice sheets with the templates.
This reusable PDF allows you to change the text or words and re-use it again and again. You can either laminate or use dry erase pockets for handwriting practice.
Non-Editable Letter Writing Set
If your child is able to write their own name, then that’s great!
Name writing for the first time is an important milestone for both children and their parents. Take it slow and just let your child keep practicing. Eventually, children will be able to write their own names and there’s certainly no need to rush this. For other freebies for kids, visit our section on Toddler Activity Ideas: free printables here.
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