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Homeschool Handwriting Curriculum

Adapted from The Virginia Homeschool Manual. Compiled by Vicki Bentley, Susan Brooks, Janice Campbell, and Rachel Ramey. Most of the subject-specific resources can be ordered from the major curriculum suppliers listed under “Homeschool Material Sources,” but publisher websites are indicated where appropriate. Publisher websites often offer additional product information, articles, links to other sites, and free e-newsletters.

 

Barchowsky Fluent Handwriting

Package includes an easy-to-use book and a CD-ROM from which you can print worksheets so that everyone in the family can learn this cursive italic hand. The CD also includes the Barchowsky font, so you can create copysheets for your children with the correct handwriting model. Suitable for any age. www.bfhhandwriting.com

Callirobics

Handwriting exercises set to music to improve eye-hand coordination and fine motor skills. www.callirobics.com

Draw-Write-Now

Lessons include simple drawing as well as writing. www.drawyourworld.com

Handwriting Without Tears

Pre-K through cursive. www.hwtears.com

Italic Handwriting Series

by Getty and Dubay

Nine books for grades K-adult. Also includes calligraphy.

StartWrite

Handwriting software for Windows and Mac allows you to create customized handwriting worksheets. www.startwrite.com Handwriting is also available from major textbook publishers such as A Beka and Bob Jones.