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Handwriting

The “LAZY” writer and Thanksgiving Dinner

Have you ever thought your child was being super like lazy because their handwriting is a big mess?  You know that they can write better, they can write neater, they can write legibly because they have done it in the past. Right?   They’ve done it before so clearly, they’re just being lazy.  Maybe that…

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Easy Activities to Teach Proper Pencil Grip

You bought a pencil grip and your children or students are using it for everything but to write. When our children are starting to use the pencil grip we need to be aware that this is a new skill they are learning. What I want parents and teachers to know that when we are introducing…

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5 Steps for Successful Preschool Writing.

Writing for Preschoolers!  Do you have a little one that’s just starting preschool (so adorable), maybe they are starting pre-K three, maybe they’re starting pre-K four? Are you worried about what the expectations are as far as writing for when they go into kindergarten?   You are not alone.  Believe it or not, writing for…

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How Miami Handwriting was Born.

Many many moons ago I had the privilege of working in one of the best private pediatric clinics in Miami.  We were a dynamic team of OTs, PTs, and SLP. We had the best mentors-the staff was always available. We had the best training- we had instructors from all over the world.  The best support…

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What is flexible seating?

What the heck is flexible seating? And what does it do? Watch the video below and find out what’s really important for flexible seating in your classroom. Get your FREE Flexible Seating Planning Guide 📌 ⏩⏩https://nicolesantamaria.kartra.com/page/FlexibleSeating Then let me know what you think.   Email, comment or smoke signal I will reply.

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Pre K- How to Teach Handwriting

Want to know what little ones should be learning in Pre-K to get them ready for handwriting?  Should they write capital letters first?  Should they learn lowercase first?  Where do I begin? Or perhaps you have been teaching handwriting to your preschoolers and may not be seeing the results you are expecting. Watch the video…

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