# How to Teach a Child to Write?

The beginners need to get encourage by their parents to write. To make the 3 years old child to write alphabets and numbers, it’s very important to develop holding the pencil in a proper way.  And for writing the alphabets and numbers the kids must now the basic strokes or pre-writing strokes.

The basic strokes of writing alphabets and numbers are

1. Standing Line or Vertical Line:

standing line or vertical line (Parents should encourage the kids to practice the worksheet on dotted standing line to develop the hold of it in a single shot).

2. Sleeping Line or Horizontal Line:

Sleeping line or horizontal line (Parents should encourage the kids to practice the worksheet on dotted sleeping line to develop the hold of it in a single shot).

3. Slanting Line:

Slanting line (Parents should encourage the kids to practice the worksheet on dotted slanting line to develop the hold of it in a single shot).

(i) Forward Slanting Line

(ii) Backward Slanting Line

4. Curves:

Curves (Parents should encourage the kids to practice the worksheet on dotted curves to develop the hold of it in a single shot).

(i) Right Open Curve

(ii) Left Open Curve

(iii) Upward Open Curve

(iv) Downward Open Curve

You can make dotted strokes for the early learners so that it becomes easy for them to trace over the dots with different color pencils. As much as the kids will practice will get hold over it and this makes easy for them to move pencil easily while writing alphabets and numbers.

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