Help young children develop and practise the correct pencil grip and learn to confidently use a pen with the friendly students of Ladybird Class! Join Zara Penguin, Tao Meerkat, Ali Lion, Olivia Crocodile, Noah Panda and Nia Hedgehog as they have fun learning to follow different lines and shapes with a pen.
Included in this book:
· Fun, motivating activities aligned with key pre-school learning and Early Years Foundation Stage, perfect for supporting your child's home learning in preparation for starting school.
· Colourful pages and reassuring hints and tips make this a perfect first writing book to support and encourage children to use a pen and pencil more precisely. Practice again and again with the wipe-clean pages and included eraser.
· All the key skills children need to learn how to use a pen and pencil: from drawing over the pre-writing patterns and shapes to always remembering to go from left-to-right or top-to-bottom. Practising circles, zigzags, wavy lines, straight lines and more are the starting points for learning to form letter shapes, such as o, i, z and m, and refines the key fine-motor skills that will get children writing-ready in no time.
· Helpful parent notes to support your child's learning.
It is the perfect preparation for writing the letters of the alphabet as introduced in Learn with Ladybird: Wipe-Clean Letters.