Benefits of Working on a Vertical Surface

There are many reasons to use a vertical surface like an easel or whiteboard when working with children. Your child will attain so much more by simply changing tabletop activities to vertical surface activities. In this post I share the many benefits your child will gain.

How to Improve Handwriting Legibility: Pressure Grading (how much force to apply)

On my blog, I strive to provide insight into the complex issue of handwriting difficulties, the varying factors that may contribute to its cause, and above all, the importance of providing intervention at the onset to prevent hard-to-break habits and further problems in school and in life. In this post, I will discuss the skill of pressure grading or knowing how much force to apply when writing, coloring, or drawing.  I will also provide tips, strategies, and resources to help kids who struggle with acquiring this skill.

Pre-writing Program

What is the Fun Strokes Pre-writing Program? Imagine baking a cake without first learning how to properly use measuring cups. Without the precise ingredients, it’s highly unlikely your confection will match the photo in the cookbook. It’s the same way with handwriting. You can’t form the letter “A” correctly without precise diagonal and horizontal lines,Continue reading “Pre-writing Program”


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