PIF Categories: Writing and drawing


Date: 13/05/2024 | Category:

Good sitting position It is important for children to be stable and comfortable while seated at a desk or table to enable them to sufficiently maintain focus and attention, while […]


Date: 06/07/2021 | Category:

Handwriting is a complex skill that is learnt throughout a childā€™s development. From beginning to scribble as a young infant, to developing legible handwriting by the age of 7 years […]

Pre-writing workbook

Date: 06/07/2021 | Category:

Instructions for using this booklet This booklet is designed to help your child develop the skills needed for writing. All letters are made up of shapes which need to be […]

Positions for hand activities

Date: 06/07/2021 | Category:

There are a variety of positions that can make learning fun and help develop the stability we need for everyday activities. One of the best positions to work in when […]

Pencil grasp

Date: 06/07/2021 | Category:

One of the most crucial elements of an effective pencil grasp is that it is dynamic. This means that most of the movements for writing come from the thumb, using […]

Drawing skills – drawing a person

Date: 06/07/2021 | Category:

Drawing a person What is it? Your child draws a person with head, facial features, body, arms, legs, feet and hands. All body parts are positioned correctly in relation to […]

Activities to support development of using a pencil

Date: 06/07/2021 | Category:

Learning how to hold a pencil will take practice. It is important to let children have experience of mark-making. Give them crayons, pens, pencils, paint and chalk, and let them […]