Supporting your child’s handwriting at home

It can be difficult to know whether your child’s handwriting is normal for their age group or whether they would benefit from some extra support at home.

We hope you find our information and resources useful and that they help your child become a happy writer.

Is your child’s handwriting good for their age?

The expected handwriting achievement levels by age range together with the appropriate resources, information and advice to support your child’s handwriting.

Want to get the most from our website?

Background information and tips to support you in teaching your child handwriting.

Does your child have a handwriting difficulty?

If the school has identified an issue and asked you to support at home here you’ll find advice on supporting your child.

Is your child fit for handwriting?

Assessments with appropriate games and activities to develop the muscles children need for handwriting.

More fun handwriting activities

Additional free handwriting resources & fun ideas to improve your child’s handwriting skills. Alphabet Friezes and simple fun activities to do at home.