Handwriting: Kindergarten (©2020) from Zaner-Bloser


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Zaner-Bloser Handwriting© 2020 features a host of new opportunities for students to shine as writers, composers, and thinkers. Updates to the program make our instruction more inclusive with additional hands-on application. Zaner-Bloser Handwriting: Kindergarten basics program guides students through a simple process for learning legible handwriting.

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Handwriting is still a key foundational skill for literacy development. Zaner-Bloser Handwriting is a complete program that can be taught in as little as 15 minutes a day.

  • It uses academic language and modeling with fewer, more specific stroke descriptions than other programs.
  • Zaner-Bloser Handwriting teaches a vertical manuscript alphabet that approximates the letter forms most widely used in environmental print, unlike other programs’ alphabets, to better promote literacy development.
  • Zaner-Bloser Handwriting meets the needs of all students by teaching in the correct developmental sequence and allowing for differentiation, based on learning style, language acquisition, and motor development.

The Zaner-Bloser Handwriting: Kindergarten offers:

  • Easy step-by-step instruction
  • Self-evaluation
  • Meaningful practice and application
  • Colorful, fun activities
  • Letter models with arrows to show stroke sequence
  • Green starting dots that show students where initial strokes begin
  • Space to practice writing letters, words, and sentences directly beneath models that both left- and right-handed students can easily see
  • Stop-and-check signs to remind students to self-evaluate their letters
  • Stroke descriptions to guide letter formation at home.

The Review page in each section gives students another opportunity to practice, review, and develop automaticity. The Application page at the end of every section provides writing practice that connects to other curricular areas.

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1 review for Handwriting: Kindergarten (©2020) from Zaner-Bloser

  1. Darlene S.

    This consumable workbook guides the student through an easy step-by-step process for learning legible handwriting. Great practice to develop fine motor skills. The workbook is engaging and colorful.
    Correct pencil grip and correct formation of both letters and numbers is included.

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Strong communication skills make a world of difference. And with explicit handwriting instruction, your students can become more effective communicators. It is proven that better handwriting skills lead to better literacy skills—and better literacy skills lead to more effective communication. That's where Zaner-Bloser Handwriting comes in.

What Does Zaner-Bloser Handwriting Provide?

Developmentally appropriate handwriting instruction, delivered in a consistent, ongoing manner, is a critical component of overall literacy development. With Zaner-Bloser Handwriting, you will support early reading and writing development through print awareness and improved letter recognition, strengthen students’ ability to self-regulate, encourage ongoing literacy growth to improve written communications, and reduce the need for handwriting-related intervention.

Skills Beyond Handwriting

With Zaner-Bloser Handwriting, you will provide your students with a vital literacy skill. What's more, you'll develop your students' ability and confidence to write in any situation—from the highly personal to the very public. Whether your students are writing a simple thank-you letter, taking notes in class, or composing an essay on the computer, together we'll be shaping effective communicators for today's world.

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