Is there an app for Handwriting Without Tears?

Is there an app for Handwriting Without Tears?

If you have used the Handwriting Without Tears curriculum, you may be familiar with the Wet-Dry-Try slate chalkboard activity incorporated into this curriculum. Well, Handwriting Without Tears has just made this activity easier with the Wet-Dry-Try iPad app (also available for Android devices).

How do you start Handwriting Without Tears?

Students pinch their slightly damp sponge cube between their thumb and index finger, go to the top of the slate, and “trace” their chalky capital letter with the sponge. Now they have a “wet” letter. They should do so using the letter formation sequence taught by Handwriting Without Tears.

What order do you teach Handwriting Without Tears?

Children experience success learning letters with a developmental teaching order where children will learn vertical and horizontal letters first, then letters with curves, and lastly letters with diagonals.

What is Wet-Dry-Try Handwriting Without Tears?

Based on the award-winning Handwriting Without Tears® curriculum, Wet-Dry-Try is a handwriting app that brings fun, multisensory learning to your iPad. BUILD foundational handwriting habits and correct formation for capitals, numbers, and lowercase letters.

Is Wet-Dry-Try free?

Wet-Dry-Try for iPad is a new experience that brings handwriting lessons to life with fun, game-based activities. Try it for free today with sample lessons on capitals, numbers, and lowercase letters.

How do you introduce your handwriting?

Tracing is an effective way to teach handwriting. By having kids trace shapes and maze-like paths from left to right, top to bottom, or through jagged and curvy lines, you can help them develop fine motor control. This can also help them learn how to orient their movements from top to bottom and left to right.

What age is handwriting without tears?

An Integrated Print and Digital Solution for K–5 Handwriting Our integrated and print and digital handwriting solution builds confident communicators by getting to the heart of every letter with developmentally appropriate, multisensory strategies.

What order do you teach handwriting letters?

Children learn their lowercase letters first with cursive, and then transition to capitals. In cursive, we teach lowercase letters first to help children learn cursive skills in the easiest, most efficient way.

In what order should letters be taught?

What sequence should be used to teach letter-sound correspondence?

  • Letters that occur frequently in simple words (e.g., a, m, t) are taught first.
  • Letters that look similar and have similar sounds (b and d) are separated in the instructional sequence to avoid confusion.
  • Short vowels are taught before long vowels.

What is the Wet-Dry-Try method?

Students can trace the letter with a wet sponge, dry the letter outline with a cloth or tissue, then “try” forming the letter on their own. Wet-Dry-Try appeals to different learning styles and gives just the right amount of handwriting practice in a hands-on way that feels like fun—not like work.

How much does Wet-Dry-Try app cost?

The Handwriting Without Tears Wet-Dry-Try app is available for the iPad 2 and the iPad 3. It costs $4.99 and includes capital letters and numbers.

Is Writing Wizard free?

Writing Wizard is designed to help every child learn how to trace letters, numbers, and words through a fun system carefully designed to maintain motivation. All the shapes, the first 7 letters, numbers, and words are free.

Is there an app for writing Without Tears?

She had recommended that we download the Wet Dry Try Handing Writing Without Tears app to continue our son’s progress at home. The Handwriting Without Tears app that we use is called: Handwriting Without Tears: Wet-Dry-Try for Capitals, Numbers & Lowercase and can be found here (in case you are scouring the app store for which one to buy.)

How many students benefit from Handwriting Without Tears?

More than 3 million students benefit from the Handwriting Without Tears® program each year. High end-of-year test scores show students using Handwriting Without Tears are prepared for the handwriting demands of school. You’ve got options!

How does wet dry try help with handwriting?

With Wet-Dry-Try, children learn and practice correct formation habits for writing capitals, numbers, and lowercase letters. The app simulates our Slate Chalkboard and Blackboard with Double Lines and helps children learn handwriting skills in the easiest, most efficient way. The result truly is handwriting without tears!

What does the handwriting curriculum do for kids?

Our handwriting curriculum builds confident communicators by getting to the heart of every letter through developmentally appropriate, multisensory strategies and digital experiences for teachers and students.