These pre-writing activities for December build small muscle, fine motor, and pencil control! They are a perfect addition to any winter-theme!
Each activity has 5 themed pages. 1 theme for each week of the month. 5 themes for months that have 5 weeks and so you can choose which themes fit your class.
THEMES for DECEMBER:
Winter Animals (not arctic)
Train/ Polar Express
Christmas (Including a white and a black Santa)
There are 6 activities that address specific skills.
Activity #1 – PENCIL PRACTICE. Practice pencil control tracing within the lines.
Activity #2 – TRACE THE LINES. Practicing refining pencil control by tracing lines.
Activity #3 – FINISH THE PICTURE. Trace lines in smaller spaces.
Activity #4 – LINE MAZE. Practice tracing longer lines from one point to another.
Activity #5 – TANGLED LINES. Practice hand-eye coordination by staying on the same line throughout a maze of lines.
Activity #6 – LETTER FORMATION. Practice letter formation strokes.
Some of the activities are printables and others require some preparation such as laminating.
SKILLS ADDRESSED IN THIS PRE-WRITING ACTIVITIES PACK:
•Controlled small motor movements.
•Hand control and grasping. Pincer grip.
•Fine motor development.
•Bilateral coordination. 1 hand working a tool.
These pre-writing activities are perfect for centers, student teachers, parent helpers, as morning work, early finishers, small groups, an independent center option, homeschool, preschool, or for a substitute.